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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 Settlement

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with settlement


1. Noun, singular or mass
Find out whether or not you have a choice between a lump-sum payment and a structured settlement.

Quotes about settlement


1. Most men either compromise or drop their greatest talents and start running after, what they perceive to be, a more reasonable success, and somewhere in between they end up with a discontented settlement. Safety is indeed stability, but it is not progression.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

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)
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