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settlement


noun
1. 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 (Freq. 7)
- the American colony in Paris
Syn:
colony
Derivationally related forms:
settle, colonial (for: colony), colonist (for: colony), colonize (for: colony), colonise (for: colony)
Hypernyms:
body
Hyponyms:
frontier settlement, outpost, Plantation, proprietary colony
Instance Hyponyms:
Demerara, Gibraltar, Rock of Gibraltar, Calpe, Plymouth Colony, New Amsterdam
Member Meronyms:
colonial
2. a community of people smaller than a town (Freq. 2)
Syn:
village, small town
Hypernyms:
community
Hyponyms:
moshav
3. a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it (Freq. 2)
Derivationally related forms:
settle
Hypernyms:
agreement, understanding
Hyponyms:
accommodation, conclusion, out-of-court settlement, property settlement, accord and satisfaction
4. the act of colonizing;
the establishment of colonies (Freq. 2)
- the British colonization of America
Syn:
colonization, colonisation
Derivationally related forms:
settle, colonise (for: colonisation), colonize (for: colonization)
Hypernyms:
constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation
Hyponyms:
population
5. something settled or resolved;
the outcome of decision making (Freq. 1)
- 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
Syn:
resolution, closure
Derivationally related forms:
settle
Hypernyms:
decision making, deciding
6. an area where a group of families live together
Derivationally related forms:
settle
Hypernyms:
geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
Hyponyms:
village, hamlet
7. termination of a business operation by using its assets to discharge its liabilities
Syn:
liquidation
Derivationally related forms:
settle, liquidate (for: liquidation)
Hypernyms:
termination, ending, conclusion
Hyponyms:
viatical settlement, viaticus settlement

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