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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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  1. Hanley Jr.:

    They range from $ 75 billion a year to $ 500 billion a year. So really, we are talking about potentially a case that, the value of which is approaching a trillion dollars, although no one expects that these companies would have the kind of money to fund that size of a settlement.

  2. Dan Ives:

    With a settlement there is no more uncertainty abound for either company and thus removes an overhang that has long weighed on both companies.

  3. Larry Hogan:

    Finding the location of Maryland’s original settlement is truly exciting news for our state and will give us an opportunity to reconnect with our pre-colonial and early colonial years, the state has been proud to support the study of St. Mary’s Fort and looks forward to further excavation of the area as we approach our state’s 400th anniversary.

  4. Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan:

    We were ready for a fully-fledged settlement in our relations with Turkey by ratifying these protocols, but we were also ready for failure.

  5. William Tong:

    This settlement provides a mere mirage of justice for the victims of Purdue's callous misconduct, the federal government had the power here to put the Sacklers in jail, and they didn't. Instead, they took fines and penalties that Purdue likely will never fully pay.

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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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