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Synonyms for settlement
ˈsɛt l məntset·tle·ment

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  1. settlementnoun

    A resolution of a dispute.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. settlement

    subsidence, dregs, residuum, precipitation, colonization, location, colony

    excitement, perturbation, turbidity, fluctuation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. colony, settlementnoun

    a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government

    "the American colony in Paris"

    village, colonization, dependency, small town, resolution, liquidation, colonisation, closure, colony

  2. village, small town, settlementnoun

    a community of people smaller than a town

    village, colonization, closure, small town, resolution, liquidation, colonisation, hamlet, colony

  3. settlementnoun

    a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

    village, colonization, closure, colonisation, small town, resolution, liquidation, colony

  4. colonization, colonisation, settlementnoun

    the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

    "the British colonization of America"

    village, colonization, closure, small town, resolution, liquidation, colonisation, colony

  5. settlement, resolution, closurenoun

    something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making

    "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"

    colony, small town, block, firmness of purpose, liquidation, closedown, resolving power, stop, solving, answer, gag law, colonization, resoluteness, solution, solvent, cloture, resolve, stoppage, result, resolving, declaration, law of closure, closing, blockage, gag rule, shutdown, firmness, occlusion, village, resolution, colonisation, closure

  6. settlementnoun

    an area where a group of families live together

    village, colonization, closure, colonisation, small town, resolution, liquidation, colony

  7. liquidation, settlementnoun

    termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

    village, colonization, closure, resolution, small town, extermination, liquidation, colonisation, elimination, colony

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. settlementnoun

    adjustment, arrangement

  2. settlementnoun

    reconciliation, pacification

  3. settlementnoun

    liquidation, payment, discharge

  4. settlementnoun


  5. settlementnoun


  6. settlementnoun

    [U. S.] ordination, installation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. settlementnoun

    establishment, ordination, installation, colonization, colony, adjustment, subsidence

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How to use settlement in a sentence?

  1. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:

    The proposed settlement agreement going before the Board of Estimates should not be interpreted as a judgment on the guilt or innocence of the officers facing trial.

  2. The FTC:

    Today's landmark settlement is an important step in the FTC's ongoing effort to protect consumers from anti-competitive pay for delay settlements, which burden patients, American businesses, and taxpayers with billions of dollars in higher prescription drug costs.

  3. Trinea Gonczar:

    In my case, as a privileged woman, my perpetrator is in jail, we received a settlement. I'm White, and I come from an expensive, per se, sport : you have to have money to have to be in that sport.

  4. Aneesa McMillan:

    Even if we do get a settlement or something that works out, there's another state.

  5. Tim Cook:

    Look, the truth is, we haven't been in any settlement discussions with them since the third calendar quarter of last year. That is the truth. So I'm not sure where that thinking is coming from.

Translations for settlement

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  • مستوطنة, مستعمرةArabic
  • assentamentCatalan, Valencian
  • osadaCzech
  • Regelung, Ansiedlung, Niederlassung, Vergleich, Erledigung, Siedlung, Kolonie, RegulierungGerman
  • οικισμός, μεταγραφή, καθίζηση, αποικισμός, συμφωνία, διευθέτηση, τακτοποίηση, διακανονισμός, εξόφληση, εκχώρηση, εκκαθάρισηGreek
  • loĝlokoEsperanto
  • asentamiento, poblado, acuerdoSpanish
  • solution, arrangement, agglomération, acte de propriété, colonie, règlementFrench
  • lonnaíochtIrish
  • התנחלותHebrew
  • településHungarian
  • insediamentoItalian
  • 解決, 前哨地, 定住, 入植, 決済, 植民地Japanese
  • ConlocationemLatin
  • penyelesaian, penempatanMalay
  • nederzettingDutch
  • osada, zasiedzenie, uregulowanie, ugoda, osiedle, porozumienie, osiadanie, rozliczenie, zapisanie, spłaceniePolish
  • povoação, liquidação, assentamentoPortuguese
  • колония, удовлетворение, урегулирование, решение, поселениеRussian
  • poravnavaSlovene
  • koloni, förlikningSwedish
  • తర్వాతTelugu
  • การตั้งถิ่นฐานThai
  • giải quyếtVietnamese

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