settle down

phrasal verb

Definition of settle down 

1 : to become quiet, calm, or orderly Settle down, children. When things settle down here, I'll come for a visit.

2 : to begin to live a quiet and steady life by getting a regular job, getting married, etc. They swore they would never settle down and get married.

3 : to put oneself into a comfortable position He settled down for the night.

4 : to become quiet and begin giving one's attention to something They quickly settled down to their work.

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