View definitions for settlements


Discover More

Example Sentences

The families of suicide victims often sue and can win large settlements.

The Chicago Archdiocese has paid more than $130 million in abuse-victim settlements.

Settlements for those affected by the explosion were being slowly, but surely doled out.

Most confessed; all were later cleared, and offered large settlements and public apologies by the government.

Modi speaks of human settlements with the “heart of a village” and developing “the facilities of the city.”

However, in the visit that I shall make in this archbishopric, I shall try to reduce them to as few settlements as possible.

His greatest project during this period was the development of settlements in the Shenandoah Valley.

I have in this way seen some Queries put to me about matters connected with the history of the Danish settlements in England.

Nothing very specific can be said about the settlements of the Celtic inhabitants of these islands before the coming of Csar.

The governors of the English settlements put forth proclamations interdicting all communication with this nest of buccaneers.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to settlements, such as: deal, establishment, agreement, contract, arrangement, and compensation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.