Definition of settling :
1. of Settle
2. That which settles at the bottom of a liquid; lees; dregs; sediment.
3. The act of one who, or that which, settles; the act of establishing one's self, of colonizing, subsiding, adjusting, etc.
descending (part of speech: verb)
ordering (part of speech: verb)
harmonizing, maintaining, ordering, balancing, plotting, controlling, forming, stabilizing, organizing, programming, arranging, separating, typing, shaping, unifying, systematizing, collating, stratifying, categorizing, composing, classifying, sorting, classing, sifting, integrating, grouping, designing, planning, orchestrating, scheming, subordinating, placing, devising, regulating, schematizing, scoring, arraying, fixing, screening, setting, scheduling, casting, methodizing, pigeonholing, grading, unsnarling, righting, ranking, supporting, structuring, framing, establishing, preparing, normalizing, rating, charting, marshalling, rationalizing
compromising (part of speech: verb)
paying (part of speech: verb)
resting (part of speech: verb)
recompensing (part of speech: verb)
- It was already settling in for a night of storm. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
- I never meant to write you such a letter; but I am glad indeed to find you really settling down. - "The Upton Letters", Arthur Christopher Benson.
- The van was settling down for a comfortable night in the mud. - "The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns", Arnold Bennett.