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Settlement

The process in which a buyer makes payment and receives the agreed-upon good or service. This term is used on exchanges to indicate when a security actually changes hands, which often occurs several days after a trade is made. See also: Clearance.

settle

To complete a securities transaction.
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The stranger, with a comfortable kind of grunt over his pipe, put his legs up on the settle that he had to himself.
But he now reclined on his settle, taking very little notice of me, and talking principally about turnips.
I tell you all, that presently I will stand upon his head, and then we will settle the matter of Masilo.
I should dearly love to settle you both in this country; and therefore, Henry, you shall marry the youngest Miss Bertram, a nice, handsome, good-humoured, accomplished girl, who will make you very happy.
To all I said, Richard readily assented, riding over the court and everything else in his easy way and drawing the brightest pictures of the character he was to settle into--alas, when the grievous suit should loose its hold upon him
To-morrow, with your kind permission, we will finally settle the adjourned question of the caricature.
This was a disappointment; but, however, I, that was to be discouraged with nothing, told my husband that since we could not get passage to Caroline, and that the country we was in was very fertile and good, we would, if he liked of it, see if we could find out anything for our tune where we was, and that if he liked things we would settle here.
an English woman-servant just come on shore from a ship of Liverpool, and a Negro man-servant, things absolutely necessary for all people that pretended to settle in that country.
Have you lately come to settle in this neighbourhood, or do you own to another neighbourhood?
On his returning a gracious answer and taking his place at the literary settle, Mr Boffin began to compose himself as a listener, at the opposite settle, with exultant eyes.
There were two wooden settles by the fire, one on either side of it, with a corresponding table before each.
Stich notes in the case study titled, Picture It Settled Provides Rackspace with Highly Accurate Predictive Analytics to Help Settle High-Value Longshot Mediation, that: "The rise of big data and predictive analytics is now part of practicing law.