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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysettle up
he/she/itsettles up
present participlesettling up
past tensesettled up
past participlesettled up
  1. 1
    to pay all of an amount of money that you owe to a particular person or company
    settle up with:

    Let’s settle up with the waiter and get out of here.

  2. 2
    to agree how much each person or group should pay

    I’ll pay – we can settle up later.

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