How to Conjugate Settle For
- Infinitive: Settle For
- Present Tense: Settle For/ Settles For
- -ing Form: Settling For
- Past Tense: Settled For
- Past Participle: Settled For
Definitions of Settle For:
1. To accept something even though it’s not what you want or need.
Examples: He was expecting a 20 percent bonus, but he had to settle for 10 percent.
They wanted the five-bedroom house, but settled for the three-bedroom house because it was closer to family.
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