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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysettle in
he/she/itsettles in
present participlesettling in
past tensesettled in
past participlesettled in
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to become familiar with a new way of life, place, or job, or to make someone do this

    She seems to have settled in quickly at her new company.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to make yourself comfortable in a place because you are going to stay there for a long time
    settle in for:

    We found our seats and settled in for the journey.

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