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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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Rhymes with Marriage Settlement

  • 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. marriage

noun. ['ˈmɛrɪdʒ'] the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce).

Synonyms

  • matrimony
  • sigeh
  • spousal relationship
  • endogamy
  • cuckoldom
  • misalliance
  • marriage of convenience
  • intermarriage
  • bigamy
  • monandry
  • polygamy
  • wedlock
  • monogamousness
  • monogamy
  • union
  • common-law marriage
  • exogamy
  • open marriage
  • inmarriage

Antonyms

  • exogamy
  • wife
  • husband
  • refrain

Etymology

  • mariage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. marriage

noun. ['ˈmɛrɪdʒ'] two people who are married to each other.

Synonyms

  • married couple
  • man and wife
  • family
  • married person
  • better half
  • partner
  • spouse
  • family unit
  • mate

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • nonunion
  • child
  • parent

Etymology

  • mariage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. marriage

noun. ['ˈmɛrɪdʒ'] the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony.

Synonyms

  • love match
  • espousal
  • bridal
  • ritual
  • marriage ceremony
  • remarriage
  • civil marriage
  • rite

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

Etymology

  • mariage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. marriage

noun. ['ˈmɛrɪdʒ'] a close and intimate union.

Synonyms

  • unification

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • mariage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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