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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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Since initial treatment, the wells have settled down to respectable four-fold increases over previous flow rates.
It's settled down for him off the field and it's crucial because he doesn't need to have his mind on things that aren't important.
We were a bit nervous to start but we settled down well in the second half," said Riley after Pontypridd trailed 10-3 in 24 minutes.
It took five games, a blown opportunity and a forgetful collapse, but the Granada Hills boys' volleyball team finally settled down against West Valley League foe Chatsworth.
Most of my friends have settled down now and it just happened that I hadn't met anybody for a couple of years.
It appeared to have settled down last year following a 17-month-long surge forward.
The small-town boy has settled down on one level, but he will not settle in Randleman.