verb (adverb, mainly intr)
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Idioms and Phrases with settle down
Begin living a stable, orderly life; also, marry. For example, After traveling all over the world for years, he decided to settle down in his home town, or Her parents wished she would settle down and raise a family. [Early 1600s]
Become calm, less nervous, or less restless, as in Come on, children, it's time to settle down. [Mid-1800s]
Apply oneself seriously, as in If you don't settle down to your homework, you'll never get it done. [First half of 1800s]