Synonyms for settlement

Synonyms for (noun) settlement

Synonyms: liquidation, settlement

Definition: termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities

Similar words: termination, conclusion, ending

Definition: the act of ending something

Usage: the termination of the agreement


Synonyms: settlement, colonisation, colonization

Definition: the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

Usage: the British colonization of America

Similar words: constitution, formation, establishment, organisation, organization

Definition: the act of forming or establishing something

Usage: the constitution of a PTA group last year; it was the establishment of his reputation; he still remembers the organization of the club


Synonyms: closure, settlement, resolution

Definition: something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making

Usage: 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

Similar words: deciding, decision making

Definition: the cognitive process of reaching a decision

Usage: a good executive must be good at decision making


Synonyms: settlement

Definition: a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

Similar words: understanding, agreement

Definition: the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises

Usage: they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's business; there was an understanding between management and the workers


Synonyms: small town, settlement, village

Definition: a community of people smaller than a town

Similar words: community

Definition: a group of people living in a particular local area

Usage: the team is drawn from all parts of the community


Synonyms: settlement, colony

Definition: 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

Usage: the American colony in Paris

Similar words: body

Definition: a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

Usage: the whole body filed out of the auditorium; the student body; administrative body


Synonyms: settlement

Definition: an area where a group of families live together

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth