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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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It's still a little bit stiff, I'm just hoping it settles down over the next couple of days," Watson said.
But as I've made clear myself, I think it's important that we wait to see how the whole range of constitutional reforms settles down.
As Ronnie settles down with Brazilian toygirl Ana Araujo, Jo has no plans to commit.