[ set-ld ]
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  1. fixed or established; unlikely to change: Like most of us, he has settled habits and opinions.

  2. agreed upon; decided: the rules of settled grammatical usage.

  1. having inhabitants or settlers:settled regions of the country.

  2. having a permanent residence; not wandering:In time the Israelites became a settled people.

Origin of settled

First recorded in 1550–60; settle1 + -ed2

synonym study For settled

1. See staid.

Words Nearby settled Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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