the act or state of settling or the state of being settled.
the act of making stable or putting on a permanent basis.
a state of stability or permanence.
an arrangement or adjustment, as of business affairs or a disagreement.
an agreement signed after labor negotiations between union and management.
the terms reached in this agreement.
the settling of persons in a new country or place.
a colony, especially in its early stages.
a small community, village, or group of houses in a thinly populated area.
a community formed and populated by members of a particular religious or ideological group:
a Shaker settlement.
the satisfying of a claim or demand; a coming to terms.
final disposition of an estate or the like.
the settling of property, title, etc., upon a person.
the property so settled.
legal residence in a specific place.
(of a pauper) the right to claim food and shelter from an official agency or specific town or district.
Also called settlement house. Social Work. an establishment in an underprivileged area providing social services to local residents.
a subsidence or sinking of all or part of a structure.
the act or instance of settling or being settled in another place
(as modifier): resettlement procedures
the act or state of settling or being settled
the establishment of a new region; colonization
a place newly settled; colony
a collection of dwellings forming a community, esp on a frontier
a community formed by members of a group, esp of a religious sect
a public building used to provide educational and general welfare facilities for persons living in deprived areas
a subsidence of all or part of a structure
the payment of an outstanding account, invoice, charge, etc
(as modifier): settlement day
an adjustment or agreement reached in matters of finance, business, etc
a conveyance, usually to trustees, of property to be enjoyed by several persons in succession
the deed or other instrument conveying such property
the determination of a dispute, etc, by mutual agreement without resorting to legal proceedings
plural noun 1. things done; accomplishments; deeds. 2. Law. the acts, circumstances, and statements that are incidental to the principal fact of a litigated matter and are admissible in evidence in view of their relevant association with that fact. plural noun 1. things done or accomplished; achievements 2. (law) incidental facts and circumstances that are […]
noun 1. the 20th letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the consonant sound represented by this letter. noun 1. the 20th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ר), transliterated as r
verb (used with object), reshaped, reshaping. 1. to shape again or into different form. verb (transitive) 1. to shape (something) again or differently
noun 1. Samuel, 1911–92, U.S. chess player, born in Poland.