What is the Meaning of SETTLE DOWN?
settle s.o. down
settle down s.o.
to make calm, or to become calmer or quieter
1. I will go upstairs and see if I can settle her down; she’s very upset.
2. Would you like me to try settling down the baby?
3. See the STORY The Sleepover example of SETTLE DOWN: “It’s time to settle down now and get some sleep.”
4. After the fire drill, it took the teacher a long time to get the kids settled down again.
|present participle:||SETTLING DOWN|
|past participle:||SETTLED DOWN|
Note: Many phrasal verbs have more than one definition. The definitions may not all be listed here.