settle in (third-person singular simple present settles in, present participle settling in, simple past and past participle settled in)
- (idiomatic) To get comfortable or established, as in a new place.
- I had just sat down in my favorite easy chair and settled in when the phone rang.
- It took me several months to settle in after the move to New York.
- Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see settle, in.
- the colonists settled in Montreal, she intended to settle in the practice of law