settled


settled
adjective
1. established or decided beyond dispute or doubt (Freq. 2)
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with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night

Ant: ↑unsettled
Similar to:
2. established in a desired position or place; not moving about (Freq. 1)
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nomads...absorbed among the settled people

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settled areas

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I don't feel entirely settled here

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the advent of settled civilization

Ant: ↑unsettled
Similar to:
based, ↑built-up, ↑located, ↑placed, ↑set, ↑situated, ↑nonnomadic, ↑relocated, ↑resettled
3. inhabited by colonists (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑colonized, ↑colonised
Similar to: ↑inhabited
4. not changeable
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a period of settled weather

Similar to: ↑calm

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