settle (someone or something) down

phrasal verb

Definition of settle (someone or something) down 

: to make (someone or something) quiet, calm, or orderly He managed to settle the dog down long enough to give her the medicine.

Learn More about settle (someone or something) down

Share settle (someone or something) down

Resources for settle (someone or something) down

Statistics for settle (someone or something) down

Look-up Popularity

Comments on settle (someone or something) down

What made you want to look up settle (someone or something) down? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!