°(archaic) A seat of any kind.
°A long bench, often with a high back and arms, with storage space underneath for linen.
°To place in a fixed or permanent condition; to make firm, steady, or stable; to establish; to fix; esp., to establish in life; to fix in business, in a home, or the like.
°To establish in the pastoral office; to ordain or install as pastor or rector of a church, society, or parish; as, to settle a minister.
synonyms: adjust, arrange, compose, decide more» , determine, establish, fix, regulate