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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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Whereas love is what we all seek from the depths of our soul, lust is its unnourishing and unsatisfying counterfeit that we are often willing to settle for.
Oregon, a seven-point underdog, scared the Buffaloes early but had to settle for field goals instead of touchdowns.
Imperial workers refuse to settle for second class treatment and with the support of other Local 5 members will continue to hold frequent and lively picket lines on Lewers Street in the heart of Waikiki," said Eric Gill, Financial Secretary-Treasurer of Local 5.