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Synonyms for settlement
ˈsɛt l məntset·tle·ment

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Wiktionary3.7 / 3 votes

  1. settlementnoun

    A resolution of a dispute.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 4 votes

  1. settlement

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

    excitement, perturbation, turbidity, fluctuation

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. settlementnoun

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

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  1. Joe Sims:

    There are no settlement talks under way. There is no additional settlement being considered, i don't think there's any realistic possibility that there will be a settlement.

  2. Mary Trump:

    The New York Times's detailed analysis and investigation revealed for the first time that the valuations on which I had relied in entering into the Settlement Agreement, and which were used to determine my compensation under Settlement Agreement, were fraudulent, i relied on the false valuations provided to me by my uncles and aunt, and would never have entered into Settlement Agreement had I known the true value of the assets involved.

  3. John Adams:

    I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement.

  5. Israel Zangwill:

    You, the Spirit of the Settlement ... Not understand that America is God's crucible, the great melting-pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming Here, you stand, good folk, think I, when I see them at Ellis Island, here you stand in your fifty groups, with your fifty languages and histories, and your fifty blood hatreds and rivalries...

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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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