Textual thesaurus for "settlement"

(noun) liquidation

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

(noun) colonisation, colonization

the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

the British colonization of America

(noun) closure, resolution

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

(noun) small town, village

a community of people smaller than a town

(noun) colony

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