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Synonyms for settlement
ˈsɛt l mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colony, settlement(noun)

    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, settlement(noun)

    a community of people smaller than a town

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

  3. settlement(noun)

    a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

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

  4. colonization, colonisation, settlement(noun)

    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, closure(noun)

    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. settlement(noun)

    an area where a group of families live together

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

  7. liquidation, settlement(noun)

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

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


  1. settlement(noun)

    A resolution of a dispute.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. settlement

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

    excitement, perturbation, turbidity, fluctuation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. settlement(n.)

    adjustment, arrangement

  2. settlement(n.)

    reconciliation, pacification

  3. settlement(n.)

    liquidation, payment, discharge

  4. settlement(n.)


  5. settlement(n.)


  6. settlement(n.)

    [U. S.] ordination, installation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. settlement(n)

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

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How to use settlement in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. South Korean President Moon Jae-in:

    My administration will closely communicate and cooperate with the United States and North Korea so as to help their talks reach a complete settlement by any means.

  3. Veterans Affairs:

    Taxpayers need to know that we will engage in good faith settlement negotiations, where required by third parties, but will look to settle with employees only when they clearly have been wronged or when settlement is otherwise in the veterans ’ and taxpayers ’ best interests, and not as a matter of ordinary business, we’re changing to a culture of accountability at The VA, and this is an important step in that direction.

  4. Guillaume Faury:

    It's important that there is a resolution at a given point, a settlement before tariffs are applied, we see the trade wars around the world growing and we don't believe this is something ... industry can benefit from and citizens can benefit from.

  5. James Sherr:

    The accords( Minsk agreements) are full of ambiguities, baited hooks and traps. They give each side multiple pretexts for claiming violation by the other. They do not provide a firm basis for a settlement, he( Poroshenko) knows that if he accepts Russia's terms, the country will not. People have sacrificed too much. They will see it as a betrayal. Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko will put Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko legitimacy at risk if Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko bows to all this pressure, and Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko knows it.

Translations for settlement

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  • مستوطنة, مستعمرةArabic
  • assentamentCatalan, Valencian
  • osadaCzech
  • Kolonie, Siedlung, Vergleich, Niederlassung, Ansiedlung, Erledigung, Regelung, RegulierungGerman
  • μεταγραφή, εκκαθάριση, εκχώρηση, εξόφληση, διακανονισμός, τακτοποίηση, συμφωνία, καθίζηση, οικισμός, διευθέτηση, αποικισμόςGreek
  • loĝlokoEsperanto
  • acuerdo, poblado, asentamientoSpanish
  • règlement, arrangement, agglomération, solution, acte de propriété, colonieFrench
  • lonnaíochtIrish
  • התנחלותHebrew
  • településHungarian
  • insediamentoItalian
  • 解決, 植民地, 入植, 前哨地, 定住, 決済Japanese
  • ConlocationemLatin
  • penempatan, penyelesaianMalay
  • nederzettingDutch
  • zapisanie, uregulowanie, zasiedzenie, osiedle, spłacenie, osiadanie, osada, porozumienie, ugoda, rozliczeniePolish
  • assentamento, liquidação, povoaçãoPortuguese
  • колония, поселение, решение, урегулирование, удовлетворениеRussian
  • poravnavaSlovene
  • förlikning, koloniSwedish
  • తర్వాతTelugu
  • การตั้งถิ่นฐานThai
  • giải quyếtVietnamese

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