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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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Our hearts are made for God and love, but we fallen creatures often settle for their counterfeits, vain images and corrosive lust.