settle (something) on (someone)

phrasal verb
settled (something) on (someone); settling (something) on (someone); settles (something) on (someone)

Definition of settle (something) on (someone)

chiefly British
: to arrange to give (money or property) to (someone) She settled her whole fortune on her grandchildren.

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“Settle (something) on (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/settle%20%28something%29%20on%20%28someone%29. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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