Đồng nghĩa của settle

Alternative for settle

settles, settled, settling

Đồng nghĩa: colonize, decide, determine, fix, inhabit, locate, mend, occupy, patch up, reconcile, resolve,

Trái nghĩa: unfix,

Verb

To reach a decision or agreement about
decide determine establish fix set arrange choose designate clinch confirm appoint cinch close complete conclude figure nail name achieve agree assign decide on pick seal select arrive at nail down call the shots come to a decision about make a decision agree on come to a decision come to an agreement come to a conclusion resolve settle on fix on specify schedule stipulate ordain resolve on work out decree sort out opt decide upon vote elect take define limit answer prearrange finalize prescribe allot finalise work solve pin down figure out sort dispose of set a date for lock in bring to a conclusion attend to take care of allocate impose instruct dictate make lay down fix up establish conclusively get an agreement on get a decision on agree upon prefer opt for vote for handpick cull return tag cherry-pick vote in put in pick out judge single out accept optate receive plump for put in power vote into office come to an understanding nominate tap choose by ballot go down the line see eye to eye admit ballot make an arrangement cast one's vote for mark aim reach plan purpose rule guess conjecture adopt mediate poll surmise award will fix upon settle on a plan of action draw a conclusion arrive at conclusion settle upon have in mind come to decision come to agreement go for reach a conclusion make up your mind end with come to conclusion have the intention cast the die reach a decision go down line commit yourself reach decision make your mind up take a stand call shots commit oneself make up mind form opinion have final word

Verb

To organize or put in order
organise organize arrange order adjust regulate systematise systematize sort out straighten out tidy up clear up put in order set to rights get in order fix control classify standardize correct normalize sort rectify set right adapt normalise standardise tune balance set group categorize manage fine-tune catalogue codify coordinate marshal tabulate file range harmonize put right harmonise catalog fit methodize marshall triage categorise calibrate overhaul tweak class jigger twiddle shape tailor grade list attune dispose pigeonhole array reconcile make good align moderate assign put index systemize fashion readjust square distribute conduct rank straighten patch up see to regiment place make conform line up draw up put in working order establish lay out modulate position sequence synchronize time line regularize right put to rights set in order set out put away formalize regularise plan neaten pattern alphabetize space streamline locate formalise tidy synchronise guide direct govern oversee supervise administer superintend type monitor run rule handle bracket assort typecast peg designate compartmentalize police check legislate compartment distinguish relegate digest inspect overlook operate administrate steward keep tend temper separate legalise be responsible for preside over keep a tab on check up on legalize keep an eye on keep a beady eye on carry on pull things together keep tabs on determine compile estimate compartmentalise size up put down as break down judge put down for evaluate valuate include button down regard tab value assemble structure constitute prioritize collocate mould consolidate inventory compose formulate correlate put straight mold prioritise knock into shape whip into shape construct combine lick into shape alter change modify convert customize revamp rearrange accommodate rejig rework conform reshape revise enhance reform improve repair transform vary edit amend condition remodel doctor redress recast sharpen quadrate focus tighten troubleshoot suit customise mend fix up tailor-make tune up bring into line fiddle with

Verb

To come or bring to an end
end conclude terminate wind up round off bring to an end draw to a close put an end to finish complete finalize close top off wrap up finish off round out crown stop cease bring to a close accomplish sew up perform execute finalise consummate do cap bring to a conclusion carry out achieve sort out fulfill close out perfect polish off fulfil discharge culminate discontinue call it a day bring to fruition set the seal on halt climax quit expire elapse pass lapse break off dead-end nail polish break up leave off wink out let up shut down effectuate complement realize actualize add the final touch to make good add the finishing touch to make perfect carry off get through make up go whole hog put the finishing touches on put to bed go through with bring to maturity do thoroughly go the limit put the last touches on dispatch realise ultimate dispose of deal with wrap come to an end knock off put the finishing touches to get done pack in end up put the lid on determine tie up die go wrap something up take care of put the finishing touch to be a fitting climax to top it off lead up to build up to reach a finale come to a head tie up loose ends be through with come to the end close down finish up liquidate clean up expedite effect accelerate dissolve drop axe make short work of push through resolve cancel call off scrap break annul abort abolish can belay relinquish sunder clinch shutter wind down desist from pull the plug ax get shut of cut out wind something up nip in the bud give up pack it in give something the chop knock something on the head lay off interrupt get shot of cut off switch off pull the plug on put paid to shut off cut short give over nip something in the bud put a stop to pack up call a halt to scratch fold scrub come to a conclusion hang up come to a close carry through round up suspend abandon desist disappear fade vanish peter out withdraw call a halt check bring to a halt adjourn pause dwindle forgo refrain from be over quash fizzle out run out die out fade away renounce kick call it quits stay diminish eliminate prevent ruin destroy lessen cut dispense with curb wane melt away surcease arrest evaporate abate block bring to a standstill nullify run down pass away recess frustrate obstruct lay off of ebb decrease put the kibosh on hold up quell recede avoid die down die away disrupt get rid of wreck cease to exist demolish do away with prorogue repeal be no more clear undo rescind postpone shatter shelve stem bring to a stop eradicate sever ditch freeze eschew ease off hold back wear off kill come to a halt scotch annihilate hamper forsake remit spoil become obsolete remove delay hinder refrain stall mar do without dash thwart abstain from abstain crush intermit devastate impede come to a stop stymie suppress curtail dump disperse subside revoke vacate sabotage evanish leave come to a standstill pull up restrain slacken run its course interfere with mess up stop dead screw up sink nix cease to be weaken dissipate tail off blow over have done with cry off withdraw from retire from get out of phase out damage discard hold stop trying fail ease defer deactivate forbear invalidate immobilize go away still impair void collapse catch extinguish inhibit immobilise decimate disunite negate abrogate intervene slow shorten withhold ignore drop off recall decline shake disannul prorogate exit depart null put off drop away obliterate blight come to rest evanesce put back queer banjax dish scupper suspend proceedings crool shrink cool it become invalid draw up leave unfinished delete cruel euchre do in disconnect moderate become extinct bring up foul up become void fetch up make a mess of louse up cool off strike down roll back decay dry up play havoc with bite the dust blow off throw in the towel throw in the sponge subdue grow less bring to an untimely end put a lid on take a break be suspended fade out put on ice cut it out take five take a breather dispel fold up button down stop short make a hash of not continue put in cold storage bring to naught blow a hole in forbear from escape from finish with quit cold say goodbye to give a rest fall away throw a spanner in the works of kick the habit throw a monkey wrench in the works of cast aside throw up wipe out disappear from the face of the earth kick over run your term close off kill off bin keep turn back junk call bring top bring to end transpire cinch clear up blow yield resign wrap-up back off settle down disturb lift dissociate quit cold turkey surrender despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat be at an end be put on hold succeed draw to a halt truncate not do fly by do for stifle disjoin interpose part dissever separate draw to close put a period to stop midstream limit perish stop in one's tracks reach a standstill lay aside be put to bed button up cut loose relieve forlet result slip away bring down curtain be gone be no longer valid bag it stand call a stop to rise down tools head off stop work knock it off die off restrict be forgotten get on the wagon hang it up take the cure cut into break into retard raise put the stopper on cripple reverse extirpate snub exsect marginalize oust carve isolate exclude usurp extract overlook excise turn out give up hope abandon hope shut back out renege baulk abbreviate clip abridge pull out of get off go cold turkey sink into oblivion disappear slowly stop doing lie by rest leave alone spell retreat drop out pigeonhole undermine smash take a breather from sidetrack fix balk brace cut something short wither wilt give notice hold over attack subvert turn out to be countermand dismiss slow down mothball table cut dead take out marginalise take away put on a back burner remove gradually withdraw gradually replace gradually eliminate gradually stop using incapacitate ravage foil melt continue respite put over hold in abeyance be brought to an end put a brake on retract go by put lid on put finishing touch on call a day put into effect mop up put the tin lid on put away degenerate wither away dematerialize relent disable threaten upset deteriorate droop retrograde crumble bate bring to a premature end set aside declare invalid obviate declare take a recess disband relax break short stop cold stop in full flow trail off molder dilapidate moulder cease to be known come to naught go south be done for leave no trace pass into oblivion lay on the table hold off efface render null and void blot out declare null and void expunge get off the hook vitiate erase vaporize taper de-escalate taper off pall lower fall disestablish sell out harm bollix be exhausted be consumed flag take a rain check shun run low go downhill wear away go down go dead fly flee attenuate have an abortion take a rain check on put on the back burner overthrow forfeit divorce sacrifice jilt close the door on terminate the account close the books break down decelerate slack phase down dull coast drain away become weaker chill out unlax ratchet down cool dismantle contract fight intrude on muck up concentrate vaporise parch oppose split up loose wrack shoot disorganize unmake destruct scar become smaller become less grow smaller disfigure stain give out phase something out be depleted be used up withstand resist counter defy afflict taint disappoint trash injure resign from part from part with tackle resolve into render void eighty-six dust off forget about turn your back on break with write off confront refuse oppugn war glitch up bar reject repel put a damper on abjure forego combat buck get rid of by stages hobble staunch hesitate battle against falter waver escape desert dither stagger vacillate wabble teeter balance wobble scruple limp stumble whiffle strive against bail make a stand against bring to an end to cope with struggle against put up a fight against keep from withhold from prevent oneself from cease to indulge in go without swear off restrain oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from keep off be gone from be done with brush off depart from check out from bail from go away from drop out of clear out from bow out of walk out of walk out on disappear from run along from take off from move from abscond from exit from absent oneself from break off with cast off step aside from set out from shilly-shally put a sock in be abandoned blow the whistle on stand still hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill be broken off wiggle-waggle draw to a stand hang back

Verb

To provide comfort or assuagement to
calm compose lull soothe quell pacify still relax relieve salve allay becalm collect contain reassure sedate subdue tranquillize tranquilize assure control lullaby calm down re-collect quiet mollify quieten assuage cool appease mitigate placate alleviate ease soften settle down balm palliate hush moderate steady reduce comfort take the edge off lessen cool off diminish temper quieten down conciliate resolve silence lighten repress abate restrain quiet down propitiate console content reconcile sweeten dampen win over stabilize mellow stroke check smooth make peace with make up gentle defuse stabilise untrouble unburden heal suppress rein smooth over patch things up make calm dulcify put at rest chill out pour oil on smooth down take the sting out tranquillise ease up throw cold water on dampen down pour cold water on recollect ameliorate get control of shut down pipe down subside dull ally milden take the sting out of get a grip on slacken regulate modulate smother solace adjust dispose sober soberize deaden quash stifle square fix fall cease qualify soft-pedal make nice butter up extinguish play up to rock to sleep lay back ease off cool down rectify remedy extenuate hold in let up simmer down tune down take the edge take it easy mend put a lid on cure sort out iron out save neutralise pad demilitarise demilitarize cripple rescue recover weaken neutralize drug patch up disarm anaesthetize dope satisfy narcotize humour put to rights stupefy anesthetize damp down zonk unruffle humor take the heat smooth out clear the air knock out put out put under settle your nerves administer a sedative to administer a tranquillizer to make matters up settle something's nerves accede to somebody's demands settle one's nerves curb clear up square off tone down make peace cushion unwind please bury the hatchet soften up tame decrease modify dilute fix up pour oil on troubled waters cool out come to terms with cheer dulcorate honey sugar blunt atone help make amends to crush benumb numb chasten put down grease con pacificate sugar the pill restrict admix take sting out loosen up constrain render insensible make less sensitive make inactive impose peace upon restore harmony to revamp transmogrify switch gruntle lenify obtund buffer mince damp break smooth someone's ruffled feathers clear the air with temperate administer opiates to administer narcotics to administer drugs to make less uptight make less tense lighten up kiss and make up put the lid on monkey around with take the bite out of fine tune make reasonable play down keep under control meet halfway keep in check put under sedation give a sedative to put to sleep add sugar candy-coat make sweet make more appealing add sweetening desensitise desensitize chillax chill regain one's composure restrain oneself get hold of oneself hose down compose oneself control oneself keep cool cool it go easy pull in one's horns rest sugarcoat pleasure gladden delight gratify rejoice warm suit make lighter tickle suffice bewitch charm feast gas enrapture thrill indulge captivate glad shift disburden free disencumber empty jettison levitate thin take eradicate remove attenuate upraise unload uplight change facilitate agree with make happy put off throw out reduce weight pour out take a load off cut down make less

Verb

To make (someone) comfortable in a particular place or position

Verb

To make one's permanent home somewhere
inhabit dwell live reside house lodge stay abide board locate park squat bide nest remain room roost set up home be domiciled in be established in go to live take up residence emigrate to go to live in make one's home in move to be an inhabitant of become domiciled in be domiciled establish oneself make your home in put up reside in set up home in set up house take up residence in be housed be settled dwell in establish yourself keep house live in put down roots in take root have one's residence stay on have as your home have one's home have your home have your home in put down roots set up housekeeping in hang up one's hat bunk crash perch domicile quarter sojourn shelter hang out harbor harbour roof camp occupy accommodate billet chamber bestow encamp tenant bivouac stop lodge in take in station be quartered make one's home stay in have rooms hole up populate canton rest tarry install possess people place establish exist instal stay over bide in settle in be ensconced in be settled in sojourn in take a room have lodgings be a resident of have one's domicile be billeted be a lodger take lodgings abide in have one's home in tent indwell bedwell pitch tent position base bunk out hang one's hat holiday set up housekeeping visit vacation nestle vacay stop off be accommodated break one's journey stop over spend some time lie inhere become established entertain hang out in hang one's hat in be present have taken up residence in have established oneself in post domiciliate give accommodation to provide with accommodation own give a bed to give accommodation find a bed for give a roof to put a roof over someone's head maintain ensconce move into use pervade keep sit permeate ensconce oneself in be in residence establish oneself in ensconce yourself in be in command make your home be the tenant of establish yourself in be in residence in be established wait linger stand loiter stick hover rent hostel hang pause await dally halt delay endure lag continue outstay stay put stick around hang around hang about hold on hang on keep on remain behind hang round sweat it out hold the fort be left stay out stay behind sit tight wait around have digs

Verb

(of suspended particles) To sink slowly in a liquid to form sediment
sink subside fall gravitate sediment lay submerge submerse plunge precipitate out go to the bottom drop slump descend go down plummet collapse sag lower crash dive tumble decline nosedive dip drop down pitch come down crater cave in skid set nose-dive cascade recede ebb give way fall back slip fall away founder touch bottom run flounder droop cast down settle down spiral run down fall prostrate move down tumble down ground slide down fall down plop flop loll slouch abate retrocede flump go under the surface dunk fall headlong go downwards come downwards dip beneath the horizon go lower crumple flag reduce slide decrease diminish flow back fall in get lower sink back fall off drop off turn down inundate flood deluge swamp overwhelm engulf drown overflow gulf take a nosedive plop oneself plonk oneself stoop couch wreck stick ram slope capsize drive force down let down excavate bore stab dig demit shipwreck scuttle regress put down tip over thrust overturn depress disappear bring down drill trip stumble topple whelm immerse drench bury snow under overrun soak consume swallow up go under envelop encompass cover absorb overload beset crush saturate wet overburden glut snow pour over steep clog overwater sound impregnate overcome slosh debouch flood out overtake engross wash out imbibe surround besiege be submerged shower slop douse overpower waterlog beflood sop souse sluice flush stream pour gush crowd overcrowd wash wash over weigh down pour down on bog down choke fill run over cover with water sweep over flow over suck

Verb

To fix or hold securely in place
fasten secure set anchor clamp stick embed implant hitch plant moor lodge bolt catch nail establish imbed bond cement brace wedge batten infix hold jam make fast freeze to make firm tack on root stabilize attach fix stabilise connect couple position link affix pin bind glue ingrain tie steady stiffen join place tack clip lash inculcate install enroot instill entrench tie down instil consolidate locate solidify rigidify congeal rivet instal graft nail down stay put firm up become fixed annex append inseminate sow breed staple impress introduce tighten clinch annexe adjust button balance engraft insert inset pinion thicken harden batten down button down lock up hook on drum into fix in place radicate maintain preserve firm sustain freeze plateau uphold ossify even out become constant situate intrench put bend engrain deposit emplace bed lay dispose screw depose station set up make permanent clasp tether hook chain strap yoke interconnect concatenate weld paste fuse interlink adhere unite catenate truss buckle gum solder lock compound conjugate bracket hitch on peg cling tape knit pair rope mount add splice cleave grip stay hook up combine hew conjoin seal bring together tag on slap on close Sellotape post entwine unify tag harness leash subjoin pin down fasten together cohere string team associate snag wed stick on link up put up be fixed stick fast hold fast tie up be glued stick together be stuck cling like ivy be pasted hold on lasso Velcro confine do up compress drop hang clap toe fetter make port sink thrust bury put down amalgamate plaster inspan shackle bridge hang on clog hug merge mortar blend grasp squeeze join up hitch up incorporate interface network belt fit put on cleave to band lace press clench be bogged down stick like barnacle match erect hasp zero in assemble juxtapose dovetail attach securely grapple plug into tie in with meld with mate screw up belt up come together make more secure toenail put in place remain put in position hold together hold on like bulldog stick like glue hold on to stick like a barnacle knit together draw together yoke together peg down put together

Verb

To discover through studying or searching
ascertain discover learn determine establish fix confirm identify verify divine fathom see decide deduce diagnose find grasp intuit realise realize tell appreciate cognize discern perceive recognise recognize register savvy understand check comprehend get descry detect make out suss twig dig peg read figure out find out work out come to know dig up dig out fathom out ferret out get to know pin down make certain of pick up suss out become aware of catch on to check out get on to hit on hit upon make sure root out size up make certain scare up scout up track down wise up catch on check up on double-check get a fix on hunt down hunt up pick up on run down take in turn up dredge up nose out rout out tumble to cotton on to latch on to look-see get down cold get down pat get the hang of locate seek disclose rummage encounter sight trip over uncover search for or out smoke out stumble upon look for unearth distinguish describe remember recall finger recollect know validate certify substantiate corroborate pinpoint spot place name flag select call to mind single out analyze isolate know again know by sight put the finger on point out put a name to formal mark out label settle on card key out key separate make up your mind on put your finger on tag decide on diagnosticate pick out ID button down tab determinate put one's finger on analyse notice note observe differentiate apprehend catch sense behold discriminate espy conceive follow mark assimilate expose interpret be aware of catch sight of judge make sense of get the picture cotton to remark tell apart highlight apperceive glimpse absorb reveal feel indicate compass difference puzzle out get the drift of get the message secern view witness smell taste scent slang eye regard seize spy tell the difference between decipher sniff out decode clock be conscious of grok conceive of become conscious of get it look at dope out choose specify make contrast digest come upon stumble on light upon become aware set apart infer unravel acquire unlock become cognizant of keep up with get the idea acknowledge get a load of get to the bottom of get one's head around make head or tail of get the drift lay bare show up have an aha moment wise up to hunt out accept estimate make a diagnosis glean come up with suspect hear bring to light ken nail unmask have a sensation of take track make a distinction between filter out separate out figure decide between tell between debunk sort out achieve attain gain obtain be cognizant of have knowledge of get the point cotton on construe have a hunch crack make a distinction take on board envisage be with it get the impression of outline piece together take notice of get wise to get wind of the fact get the point of get wise to the fact get the idea of figure something out catch a glimpse of get wind of think of get your head round look up tell one from another pull out pick on pluck out characterize star bring to mind list mention pronounce manifest unveil demarcate associate set in context be sensible of bring to notice decry investigate agnize define nominate characterise add up contrive designate nail down run to earth reckon clinch be sure asterisk identify problem penetrate rubberneck flash on be familiar catch on to the fact evaluate measure spy out peach tell which is which become acquainted with home in on have an awareness of gather conclude weed out focus on tap set at variance zero in on ring a bell envision calculate appraise gauge assess have a handle on click with see the light wrap one's mind round bring something to light be certain guess know for certain rumble rate quantify gage deem untangle disentangle unriddle differentialize elicit explore undress uncloak hold credit believe think consider anticipate unscramble unfold antithesise antithesize discrepate just know trace compute count tap into clear up make heads or tails of have a funny feeling get vibes tell the difference set off discern a difference see a difference draw a distinction sniff identify with empathize with sympathize with empathise with sympathise with relate to agree with get the message about get the picture about master take meaning translate take on feel in bones catch the drift feel in gut have a feeling calibrate get the impression feel in your bones meet strike winnow sift out pick up what someone is putting down see daylight see the light about wrap one's mind around be au fait with be aware be familiar with know what's what split hairs accept the validity of acknowledge the validity of commiserate with be able to see admit the validity of be wise to happen bump chance collar corral latch on see into get a grip pierce make sense separate the wheat from the chaff smoke something out meet with light on signal lay eyes on peep at gawk at scope out gape at stare at peer at set eyes on gaze at survey get a glimpse of glare at heed glance at study clap eyes on peek at come across pitch upon bump into fall in with chance on run across stumble onto search out chance upon happen on lay your hand on happen upon arrive at tumble upon trip on smell out lay fingers on run into wave gesture motion hail beckon luck into stop salute tick docket signpost warn wave down draw a distinction between brainstorm discern a difference between give a sign to ponder think up problem-solve conjure up dream up rack brains think through think out find a solution to find an answer to

Verb

To demonstrate to be true based on facts
establish prove demonstrate show indicate signify signal display exhibit manifest denote ascertain attest to corroborate evidence substantiate determine validate confirm verify certify affirm ratify reveal show to be true show beyond doubt sustain testify to uphold authenticate bespeak evince justify expose express illustrate proclaim support bear out bear witness to be evidence of constitute evidence of constitute proof of declare make clear make evident present show clearly spell out vouch for back up clear up document espouse expound get across ostend showcase show once and for all attest check warrant demonstrate the truth of vindicate accredit argue endorse make sure of find testify back witness explain fix develop convince result hold up double-check give force to give credence to lend weight to pin down give weight to make certain of suss out submit proof establish evidence produce evidence submit evidence produce proof give substance to add up witness to have a case assert betoken guarantee vouch avouch betray disclose approve avow imply give proof of maintain communicate swear be a sign of make known make plain aver suggest register point to reinforce buttress mark profess reflect give away announce point out flag up circumstantiate bolster lay bare point toward tell of intimate defend state claim check out bear witness mean divulge connote designate impart predicate symbolize stand by be proof of insinuate test sanction hint at point at symbolise rubber-stamp acknowledge legitimize advocate promise pledge second asseverate pronounce allege insist legitimise infer convey swear to assure rationalize unveil vow represent check up contend rationalise reenforce make manifest make obvious reassure stand up for import pinpoint lay down make strengthen shore up flash spill signpost okay peg let the cat out of the bag be symptomatic of give substance to the fact that add up to witness to the fact that give the game away refer to allude to demonstrate the truth be a symptom of feature go to show qualify shew back something up spell constitute evidence allude constitute authorize bear something out be an indication of constitute proof furnish underscore objectify debunk complete reify try realise actualize realize authorise protest ground subscribe notify elucidate project prescribe note point enforce evoke give proof provide evidence result from depose make out adduce clarify lay out try on try out prove to be genuine underpin give evidence be a monument to answer for speak say give nod check on declare true double check agree provide evidence of propose discover formalize recognize agree to approve of assent to consent to smack of serve as evidence of gesture towards reassert reaffirm purport mount appear sing token be responsible for speak for give assurance of show the truth of argue for point in direction of extenuate emphasize emphasise sign off on account for excuse be liable for go bail for assert under oath stick up for stand bail for lead to believe give facts say so typify recognise formalise refute disculpate confute shield rehabilitate whitewash guard disprove protect record cross one's heart swear up and down give one's word undertake offer grounds for read characterize equal ensure augur sign stand for identify distinguish plead for secure be symptomatic button down do justice to correspond to substitute for equate with characterise be a mark of symbol put down for put finger on finger tab tag hang sign on guaranty wager give assurances take an oath get behind give a pledge stake give an undertaking swear an oath swear to the fact cinch give an assurance stand behind unmask publicize publish broadcast uncover unearth release disseminate air out parade report sport strut exteriorize publicise bare brandish vent voice utter crack let out let drop smoke out denude let slip show up unbosom catch out tip off bewray let cat out of bag spill the beans on blow the whistle on put on view nake let on about take the wraps off bring out into the open trot out find out leak blow wide open pull the plug on give the show away show and tell give out set forth make public let it all hang out come out with wave around

Verb

To restrain or to keep in check
control compose contain cool regulate restrain restrict check constrain curb repress subdue bridle limit quell calm master re-collect suppress adjust cap moderate monitor collect inhibit keep measure pull in tame corner inspect lull quiet rally recover smother soothe still tranquillize tranquilize damp down keep a lid on keep a tight rein on keep in check keep the lid on hold back hold in impose limits on keep in line put the brakes on rein in set limits on simmer down pull oneself together steady oneself snap out of it take a hold of oneself get a grip get a grip on oneself regain one's composure get one's act together stifle govern bite back fight back withhold keep under control arrest swallow hold nip in the bud choke back keep back rein back impede tone down retard squelch muffle rule rein hinder slow down hold down stem the flow of button up gulp back keep control of keep on a string overcome muzzle strangle choke something back discipline trammel freeze peg deter curtail gag entrammel fetter quash keep something in check squash put a limit on crush hide silence box in cut back conceal lick keep within bounds cool down cool off soften mellow damp lessen diminish keep tight rein on tie up cork up bottle something up shut in keep in keep lid on snuff out crack down on bring to screeching halt put down clamp down on slap down quieten down hold in check get under control stop halt bar delay thwart obstruct stem stall stay foil frustrate hamper hold up pause prevent neutralize block catch reduce terminate interrupt cut short bottleneck staunch counteract repulse discourage bottle up choke rebuff circumvent neutralise brake checkmate draw up slacken pace pull up fetch up put a brake on interfere with stand in the way of bring to a standstill play for time put a spoke in someone's wheel

Verb

To do, carry through, conduct, or perform some action
transact perform accomplish execute implement do enact prosecute effectuate discharge negotiate administer conclude conduct manage operate handle organise organize carry out pull off thrash out take care of work out hammer out see to deal with carry on sort out button down button up do business sew up wrap up run with the ball TCB effect bring about bring off complete carry through put through enforce realize realise carry off put into practice fulfil achieve apply clinch make perpetrate fulfill commit determine finish compass put into effect act out take care of business put in force follow through with seal secure confirm finalize work undertake close exercise put into action tackle act upon establish authorize swing engineer impose fix render finalise carry to completion bring to fruition authorise meet deliver the goods shake hands on bring to bear bring into effect set the seal on make happen engage in acquit oneself of reach an agreement guarantee agree dispatch observe satisfy affect act on do justice to go that route dispose of do to a turn tick be engaged in wind up actionize follow up on pursue attain consummate stage follow cut hit present score come through do to a T polish off put over earn wings make it hack do the job administrate sail through put on play out do the trick get there work on arrange start in on action take action on decide concert bargain broker contract nail string pass agree on tie up reach terms on ordain order get on with get busy with approach attempt begin work at set about devote oneself to go about be employed occupy oneself with ratify sanction decree legislate come to terms about approve validate accept command ply occasion rule legalize constitute lay down proclaim exact serve engage make law OK draw on bring on result in translate into exert process vote in legalise give the seal of approval to institute make into law set vote favorably appoint steamroll jam through give the go-ahead to give the green light to endorse get the floor give the OK to formulate give the thumbs up to railroad railroad through dictate make laws make ready inflict serve out bring into play deal out put into operation produce use contrive employ succeed in run perfect practise create utilize practice wield actualize manipulate go through with utilise reach wreak crown cause succeed maneuver manoeuvre polish cap deliver end engender set up go through pilot round off top off control get through make good fashion construct assemble generate compose deliver on initiate live up to bring direct act catalyze procure have originate win form give rise to harness catalyse put to use bring to pass finish off put to bed make up chalk up clock up design rack up pull something off mete out fabricate shape machinate frame set in motion mould launch develop follow through on put in motion put together cast lay on mold dispense start complement put in place breed prompt invoke yield beget spawn induce bestow exploit terminate land build give gain actuate add the final touch to go whole hog go the limit call it a day bring to a conclusion add the finishing touch to make perfect bring to maturity do thoroughly round out bring to an end put the last touches on put the finishing touches on commence notch up turn out be responsible for take acquire bag introduce survive ultimate strike dole out forge be guilty of craft drive instigate materialize materialise steer be to blame for embark on cope with get done arrive at devise make good on nail it wreck piece rig author model take on put finishing touch on see through make it through throw together put the tin lid on make short work of put the finishing touches to put the final touches to come up with undergo put something into effect bring something off bring something to bear exhibit enable pull put into force trigger transgress find deal issue expedite press bring forth follow up follow out follow through provide the means for refine make work set off ring up log accelerate be behind obtain annex activate annexe bring home the bacon abide by stand by up and do specialize in live out be done with make the grade gain fulfillment fulfill your potential bear out do proud unleash be successful score a success turn put screws to reach the summit of idealise bring to perfection idealize vent push through reify get out of the way deploy tap incarnate grasp honor honour conquer seize earn wage fight apportion mete distribute allocate dole wrap can indulge express visit net wrest snag make real put into place reorganise make concrete reorganize corporealize gratify proceed with put to work mount put lid on fold up put the finishing touch to mop up clean up call a day top it off knock off put away force get someplace latch onto bring to completion go on with call upon make a reality coordinate invent keep faith with fulfill one's potential make hay be true to capitalize on put forth play on make use of call into play make the most of avail oneself of avail yourself of force upon give free rein to give vent to cross clear oversee set down offer carry plan put it over do a bang-up job do one proud plan for schedule orchestrate steward overlook show play install instal found advance draft choreograph put up plot draw up brew draught start up run up conceive compound comprise drum up outline diagram throw up cook up conjure up carve out dream up lay out provoke field throw make arrangements for pencil in fix up provide make preparations for prepare for surmount prefabricate arrange for call forth open wangle finesse mastermind finagle knock up knock together erect bring into being bring into existence inaugurate address juggle mass produce mass-produce bring out put before the public precipitate germinate charge cause to occur cause to happen fit in prefab carve mill fudge together synthesise machine tool cobble synthesize manufacture get over overcome put out assign levy kindle preside over be at the helm of be in charge of watch over hold down tend to lay turn the trick put across navigate play games get round vault get past elaborate cogitate angle hurdle overleap traverse engineer a way wrangle shift work it project jockey swing it find a way hit upon put pass over make it past make it round make it over make one's way round pass through make one's way past fine make one's way over promulgate get around go around leap over slap gather collect demand assess tax require oblige saddle clap place prescribe launch into commit oneself to commit yourself to endeavour to do take part in set out with commit to get cracking on enter upon get down to address oneself to enter on concentrate on take up endeavor to do get to grips with

Verb

To render comprehensible or understandable
clarify explain illuminate elucidate explicate expound define resolve demystify illustrate characterise characterize delineate demonstrate describe show specify detail disclose formulate interpret reveal simplify construe enlighten explicitise explicitize tell unravel analyse analyze decipher expose highlight uncover unriddle untangle point out clear up get across lay out make plain put across shed light on spell out throw light on break down clear the air flesh out go into detail make perfectly clear run over sort out straighten out clear the air about get something straight give the details of make clear draw a picture of make simple unfold express translate solve communicate inform figure out decode answer work out discuss clear instruct fathom gloss disentangle convey state put into words educate exemplify declare comment on announce enunciate puzzle out get to the bottom of edify make known expatiate elaborate annotate expand crack divulge impart say utter emphasize summarize air make obvious pronounce outline affirm summarise assert put forward find an answer to give insight exhibit give insight into talk about suss out pass on paraphrase particularize cast light on articulate render illumine emphasise bring home proclaim unscramble present particularise relate make explicit mention remark verbalize report relay find a solution to note explain in simple terms put in plain English expatiate on find the solution to justify clean up verbalise speak about publicize advertise advertize make head or tail of expand on dope out set forth extend upon go into detail on add detail to add flesh to publicise go on about put flesh on the bones of come out with bring out understand develop rationalize abridge enucleate prove represent defog make plainer make simpler voice rationalise reduce explain in detail diagram crystallize crystallise release portray exclaim discourse narrate make easy reconcile make more comprehensible make easier to understand make more intelligible promulgate denote shed light put forth publish depict opine recite break profess recount piece together attest account for broadcast work speak remove the complexities from boil down make easier make straightforward make intelligible ascertain get over display cite vouch argue give an explanation of draw a picture sound sew up interpose cut down expound on comment evidence indicate frame pipe up with weigh in predicate make out riddle out confess admit phrase interject vent express in words discover manifest patch up evince address deliver testify suggest purport put in the picture break it down cut the frills quote give utterance to pass lay bare reduce to the bare bones get down to basics make understood put in a nutshell get off get to the meat give voice to underline inspire explain to comprehend unjumble reason irradiate go into detail about dissect observe reflect add a commentary to anatomize clinch design lick penetrate reword dilate appraise amplify criticize give a commentary on shed streamline allegorize mark suss give details throw light upon draw a map of fill someone in clue in ram home shed light upon rephrase animadvert allow sum up put two and two together criticise editorialise editorialize get through teach fix rectify get straight add chip in convert point up run down