settler


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set·tler

 (sĕt′lər)
n.
1. One who settles in a new region, especially a region that has few occupants or that is occupied by people of a different ethnic or religious group.
2. One who settles or decides something.
3. Law Variant of settlor.

settler

(ˈsɛtlə)
n
a person who settles in a new country or a colony

set•tler

(ˈsɛt lər, ˈsɛt l ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that settles.
2. a person who settles in a new country or area.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.settler - a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new countrysettler - a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country
migrant, migrator - traveler who moves from one region or country to another
Pilgrim Father, Pilgrim - one of the colonists from England who sailed to America on the Mayflower and founded the colony of Plymouth in New England in 1620
pioneer - one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory; "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"
sourdough - a settler or prospector (especially in western United States or northwest Canada and Alaska)
homesteader, nester, squatter - someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
2.settler - a negotiator who settles disputes
negotiant, negotiator, treater - someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
3.settler - a clerk in a betting shop who calculates the winnings
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)

settler

noun colonist, immigrant, pioneer, colonizer, frontiersman settlers from the Volga region
Translations
مُسْتَوْطِن
osadník
bosætternybygger
telepes
landnemi
naseljenec

settler

[ˈsetləʳ] Ncolonizador(a) m/f

settler

[ˈsɛtlər] ncolon mset-to [ˈsɛttuː] n (= quarrel) → prise f de bec set-top box nterminal m numérique

settler

nSiedler(in) m(f)

settler

[ˈsɛtləʳ] ncolonizzatore/trice

settle

(ˈsetl) verb
1. to place in a position of rest or comfort. I settled myself in the armchair.
2. to come to rest. Dust had settled on the books.
3. to soothe. I gave him a pill to settle his nerves.
4. to go and live. Many Scots settled in New Zealand.
5. to reach a decision or agreement. Have you settled with the builders when they are to start work?; The dispute between management and employees is still not settled.
6. to pay (a bill).
ˈsettlement noun
1. an agreement. The two sides have at last reached a settlement.
2. a small community. a farming settlement.
ˈsettler noun
a person who settles in a country that is being newly populated. They were among the early settlers on the east coast of America.
settle down
1. to (cause to) become quiet, calm and peaceful. He waited for the audience to settle down before he spoke; She settled the baby down at last.
2. to make oneself comfortable. She settled (herself) down in the back of the car and went to sleep.
3. to begin to concentrate on something, eg work. He settled down to (do) his schoolwork.
settle in
to become used to and comfortable in new surroundings.
settle on
to agree about or decide.
settle up
to pay (a bill). He asked the waiter for the bill, and settled up.
References in classic literature ?
The new inhabitant -- who came himself from a foreign land, or whose father or grandfather came -- has little claim to be called a Salemite; he has no conception of the oyster -- like tenacity with which an old settler, over whom his third century is creeping, clings to the spot where his successive generations have been embedded.
Andy looked rebuked, particularly by the hard word collusitate, which most of the youngerly members of the company seemed to consider as a settler in the case, while Sam proceeded.
There are some intervals which border the strain of the wood thrush, to which I would migrate--wild lands where no settler has squatted; to which, methinks, I am already acclimated.
However, it was a noble miracle, in his eyes, and was another settler for Merlin.
That's a settler for our military friend, at any rate,' said my aunt, on the way home.
To the peasants of old times, the world outside their own direct experience was a region of vagueness and mystery: to their untravelled thought a state of wandering was a conception as dim as the winter life of the swallows that came back with the spring; and even a settler, if he came from distant parts, hardly ever ceased to be viewed with a remnant of distrust, which would have prevented any surprise if a long course of inoffensive conduct on his part had ended in the commission of a crime; especially if he had any reputation for knowledge, or showed any skill in handicraft.
The bee hunter is generally some settler on the verge of the prairies; a long, lank fellow, of fever and ague complexion, acquired from living on new soil, and in a hut built of green logs.
This can surely be regarded in the light of a settler.
At present I have to make the new settler Lydgate better known to any one interested in him than he could possibly be even to those who had seen the most of him since his arrival in Middlemarch.
ye hearths and homes sung about in so many songs--written about in so many books--shouted about in so many speeches, with accompaniment of so much loud cheering: what a settler on the hearth-rug; what a possessor of property; what a bringer-up of a family, was snatched away from you, when the son of Dr.
AN Indian who had been driven out of a fertile valley by a White Settler, said:
 Whom thrifty settler ne'er besought to stay --