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settle down

vb. 1 To become quiet and calm after a period of restlessness. 2 To establish a settled lifestyle, and especially to marry.

settle down
  1. v. settle into a position, usually on a surface or ground; "dust settled on the roofs" [syn: settle]

  2. become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; "He finally settled down" [syn: settle, root, take root, steady down]

  3. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again." [syn: calm, calm down, cool off, chill out, simmer down, cool it]

Settle Down

Settle Down may refer to:

  • "Settle Down" (Kimbra song)
  • "Settle Down" (No Doubt song)
  • "Settle Down" (The 1975 song)
  • "Settle Down", by Breaks Co-Op, from the album The Sound Inside (2005)
Settle Down (Kimbra song)

"Settle Down" is a song by New Zealand recording artist Kimbra from her debut studio album, Vows (2011). The song was released in New Zealand on 10 June 2010 as the lead single from the album and was re-released on 1 November 2011. The single peaked at number 37 on the New Zealand Singles Chart.

Settle Down (No Doubt song)

"Settle Down" is a song by American rock band No Doubt. It is the first single from their sixth studio album Push and Shove (2012). Written by Gwen Stefani, Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont, and produced by Spike Stent, it was released on July 16, 2012 by Interscope Records. The song is a combination of many styles, such as reggae, ska, dancehall, Latin and Caribbean-tinged beats, merging with American pop and rock music. Lyrically, the song is about confidence and about feeling good, adjusting yourself to unfamiliar circumstances.

The song received positive reviews from music critics, who praised the band for "returning to form" and for being familiar with their other songs. Some critics wrote that it resembles the songs from their fifth album Rock Steady, and particularly " Hey Baby", while some others compared it to Santigold songs.

A music video for the song was directed by Sophie Muller and released on July 16, 2012. In it, the members of No Doubt reassemble in the form of a trucking convoy, which meets up to perform the song in a parking lot. It received mostly favorable reviews, with the reviewers praising the colors, lights and the band for returning to do videos.

Settle Down (The 1975 song)

"Settle Down" is a song by English indie rock band The 1975. The song was originally recorded by the band for their eponymous debut studio album The 1975, where it appears as the ninth track. It impacted contemporary hit radio in the United Kingdom on 24 February 2014, serving as the fifth overall single release from The 1975. "Settle Down" was added to the playlist of British national radio station BBC Radio 1 on 20 January 2014.

Settle Down (album)

Settle Down is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Julia Nunes.

Usage examples of "settle down".

Had Irving Morrell been a man who cared to settle down anywhere, he could have picked plenty of worse places.