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1. settlement

noun. ['ˈsɛtəlmənt'] 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.

Synonyms

  • colony
  • proprietary colony
  • colonial
  • body
  • frontier settlement
  • outpost

Antonyms

  • victory
  • middle
  • incomprehension
  • unperceptive

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • settle (English)

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  • resettlement

2. settlement

noun. ['ˈsɛtəlmənt'] a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it.

Synonyms

  • conclusion
  • out-of-court settlement
  • property settlement
  • accord and satisfaction
  • understanding
  • agreement

Antonyms

  • porosity
  • thickness
  • thin
  • hardness

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • settle (English)

3. settlement

noun. ['ˈsɛtəlmənt'] the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies.

Synonyms

  • population
  • colonization
  • organisation
  • colonisation
  • establishment
  • organization
  • constitution

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • nonresident
  • simple
  • artifact

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • settle (English)

4. settlement

noun. ['ˈsɛtəlmənt'] a community of people smaller than a town.

Synonyms

  • moshav
  • small town
  • community

Antonyms

  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • settle (English)

5. settlement

noun. ['ˈsɛtəlmənt'] something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making.

Synonyms

  • resolution
  • closure
  • deciding

Antonyms

  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness
  • softness

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • settle (English)

6. settlement

noun. ['ˈsɛtəlmənt'] termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities.

Synonyms

  • viaticus settlement
  • conclusion
  • ending
  • liquidation
  • termination

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • finish
  • head
  • rear

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • settle (English)

7. settlement

noun. ['ˈsɛtəlmənt'] an area where a group of families live together.

Synonyms

  • village
  • geographical region
  • geographic area
  • hamlet
  • geographical area

Antonyms

  • incompatibility
  • birth
  • rural area
  • urban area

Etymology

  • -ment (English)
  • -amentum (Latin)
  • settle (English)

8. frontier

noun. ['frənˈtɪr'] a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country.

Synonyms

  • wild

Antonyms

  • unoriented
  • untreated

Etymology

  • fronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. frontier

noun. ['frənˈtɪr'] an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development.

Synonyms

  • bailiwick
  • field
  • subject
  • field of study
  • study
  • discipline
  • subject field

Antonyms

  • unsusceptible
  • insubordinate
  • unaffected
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • fronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. frontier

noun. ['frənˈtɪr'] an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary.

Synonyms

  • bounds
  • boundary

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • unbound
  • free

Etymology

  • fronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word frontier-settlement


1. Noun Phrase
Make a stop at Indian Cave State Park, near Schubert, where you can take in fall color through hikes, and also visit the St. Deroin living history museum, a mock frontier settlement.

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