Synonyms for settlement
- happy medium
- working out
Antonyms for settlement
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SETTLEMENT
They had no children and this settlement assured them a peaceful old age.
The draught of the settlement you may see whenever you will.
He might begin to talk and maybe they could arrange a settlement.
The history of her first settlement at Liesse, in Picardy, is thus related.
As to the settlement of poor papa's affairs, my interest in that is not very selfish.
They were told that when things should come to a settlement, all would be paid.
They shook their heads in speaking of the settlement, and had no comfort to give him.
They were early actors in the settlement and development of Ohio.
In the fifth year of the settlement these salaries, reckoned in money, amounted to from £350 to £600.
But the case was different with all who now came to the settlement.
1620s, "act of fixing or steadying;" from settle (v.) + -ment. Meaning "a colony," especially a new one, "tract of country newly developed" is attested from 1690s; that of "small village on the frontier" is from 1827, American English. Sense of "payment of an account" is from 1729; legal sense "a settling of arrangements" (of divorce, property transfer, etc.) is from 1670s.