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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 family had already agreed to settle for $800,000 with Digby's Detective and Security Agency Inc., which was responsible for security at the vacant Ida B.
Samples containing talc (whose particle size of >1.0 [micro]m exceeded that of the acrylate stickles used) were allowed to settle for a day prior to the zeta measurement; the absorbances of the other samples were taken immediately upon sampling.
And in 99.9 percent of the cases that settle, they settle for amounts that are typically the limit of the insurance policy."