settle down (1)
Meaning: to become calm and quiet, especially after being excited or noisySynonym: calm down, quieten down
- settle down Whenever the kids got too noisy, their teacher would tell them to settle down and get on with their work.
- settle sb down If my dog gets excited and starts barking, I go out and cuddle her and I can usually settle her down.
Barry came in and told his kids to settle down because they were