settle down

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Synonyms for settle down

settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground

become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation

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She said: "Years ago, women were under pressure to settle down and start a family.
The website claimed that Harry's new preference could also be a sign that the prince is ready to settle down as he turns the big 3-0 next month.
London, July 19 ( ANI ): Amy Winehouse had admitted her desire to settle down and have five children seven years before her death in 2011.
MEN are looking to settle down at a younger age than a decade ago, according to new research.
WOLVERHAMPTON yesterday said it expected its recently refurbished course to settle down after complaints the track surface had been riding more like Southwell since racing resumed there this month, writes Jon Lees.
He has now told pals he would love to settle down with the heiress.
He might have a legion of screaming female fans but Egyptian heartthrob, Ahmed Ezz , says he still can't find that perfect woman to settle down with.
Collingwood, who is skipper of Durham's County Championship side, suffered the injury during the winter but surgery has been delayed until now to allow the inflammation to settle down.
I am letting it settle down to get 100% healthy so I can push on again.
The mezzo-soprano said she was now getting ready for Christmas and was hoping the future might bring the chance to settle down.
In the bohemian but welcoming confines of the Settle Down Cafe on Thornton Street (round the corner from the Tyne Theatre), where good cakes and coffee are guaranteed, you should find writers scribbling (old tech) or tapping (new tech).
Normally it takes a couple of months to settle down but it's settling down pretty quickly.
The truth was that he wanted me to settle down with him.
I want to find the right woman, settle down and live a quiet life in a lighthouse.
One cannot attribute all the credit to Patterson alone for the musical nitroglycerin contained on his group's debut, Settle Down City (Jade Tree).