Definition of Settlement

Noun

  • termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
  • an area where a group of families live together
  • 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"
  • the act of colonizing
    the establishment of colonies
    "the British colonization of America"
  • a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it
  • a community of people smaller than a town
    - small town
  • 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"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble settlement

174 unscramble word found using the letters settlement.

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