long account to settle


long account to settle
many problems to settle, many issues to resolve

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • account — n. & v. n. 1 a narration or description (gave a long account of the ordeal). 2 a an arrangement or facility at a bank or building society etc. for commercial or financial transactions, esp. for depositing and withdrawing money (opened an account) …   Useful english dictionary

  • settle — settle1 [set′ l] n. [ME settel < OE setl (akin to Ger sessel) < IE * sedla < base * sed > SIT] a long wooden bench with a back, armrests, and sometimes a chest beneath the seat settle2 [set′ l] vt. settled, settling [ME setlen < OE …   English World dictionary

  • settle — 1 / setl/ verb 1 MAKE COMFORTABLE/SAFE a) (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive always + adv/prep) to put yourself or someone else in a comfortable position (+ back/into/down): Mel settled back in his chair and closed his eyes. | settle… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • settle — set|tle W2S2 [ˈsetl] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(end argument)¦ 2¦(decide)¦ 3¦(start living in a place)¦ 4¦(comfortable)¦ 5¦(quiet/calm)¦ 6¦(move down)¦ 7¦(pay money)¦ 8¦(organize business/money)¦ 9 settle a score/account 10 some …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • settle — set|tle1 [ setl ] verb *** ▸ 1 end disagreement ▸ 2 go and live somewhere ▸ 3 fall & rest on ground ▸ 4 pay all money owed to someone ▸ 5 decide something definitely ▸ 6 gradually sink down ▸ 7 finish dealing with something ▸ 8 make someone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • settle — I. /ˈsɛtl / (say setl) verb (settled, settling) –verb (t) 1. to appoint or fix definitely; agree upon (a time, price, conditions, etc.). 2. to place in a desired position or in order. 3. to pay (a bill, account due, or the like). 4. to close (an… …   Australian English dictionary

  • settle — settle1 settleable, adj. settleability, n. settledness, n. /set l/, v., settled, settling. v.t. 1. to appoint, fix, or resolve definitely and conclusively; agree upon (as time, price, or conditions). 2. to place in a desired state or in order …   Universalium

  • settle — I set•tle [[t]ˈsɛt l[/t]] v. tled, tling 1) to appoint, fix, or resolve definitely and conclusively; agree upon, as price or conditions 2) to place in a desired state or in order: to settle one s affairs[/ex] 3) to pay, as a bill 4) bus to close… …   From formal English to slang

  • History of Long Island — Long Island, has had a long recorded history from the first European settlements in the seventeenth century to today. Much influenced by construction of railroads in the 19th century, it experienced growth in tourism as well as the development of …   Wikipedia

  • Merchant account — A merchant account is a type of bank account that allows businesses to accept payments by debit or credit cards. A merchant account is established under an agreement between an acceptor and a merchant acquiring bank for the settlement of credit… …   Wikipedia


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