settle on


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Related to settle on: reflect on, at first, turn back, stick with, in line with, make it to, take it for granted

settle on something

to decide on something. We've discussed the merits of all of them, and we've settled on this one. I can't settle on one or the other, so I'll buy both.
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settle on something

also settle upon something
to make a decision or come to an agreement about something My parents finally settled on my punishment - I would use my summer wages to pay for the repairs. The two sides have not yet settled on a price.
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settle on

Also, settle upon.
1. Decide something, as in They finally settled on Bermuda for their vacation. [Second half of 1700s]
2. Give property or a title to someone, as in She settled an annuity on her husband. [Mid-1600s]
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settle on

or settle upon
v.
To reach some decision; determine something: They discussed several choices for vacation and finally settled on a trip to Florida.
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