settler

  • 1settler — ⇒SETTLER, subst. masc. Immigrant qui s établit dans un territoire nouvellement découvert ou dans une colonie; en partic., celui qui prend possession d une terre jusque là inculte. On compte dans les provinces de Victoria, de la Nouvelle Galles du …

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  • 2Settler — Set tler, n. 1. One who settles, becomes fixed, established, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Especially, one who establishes himself in a new region or a colony; a colonist; a planter; as, the first settlers of New England. [1913 Webster] 3. That which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3settler — index domiciliary, habitant, inhabitant, migrant, pioneer, referee, resident Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 4settler — 1590s, “a thing that settles” (a debate, etc.); agent noun from SETTLE (Cf. settle). Meaning “a person who moves into a new country” is from 1690s …

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  • 5settler — ► NOUN ▪ a person who settles in an area, especially one with no or few previous inhabitants …

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  • 6settler — [set′lər] n. 1. a person or thing that settles ☆ 2. a person who settles in a new country or colony …

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  • 7Settler — For other uses, see Settler (disambiguation). Pioneers redirects here. For other uses, see Pioneer (disambiguation). A modern (1850) depiction of the first medieval settlers arriving in Iceland A settler is a person who has migrated to an area… …

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  • 8settler — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ early, first, original ▪ English, European, Jewish, etc. VERB + SETTLER ▪ …

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  • 9settler */ — UK [ˈsetlə(r)] / US [ˈsetlər] noun [countable] Word forms settler : singular settler plural settlers someone who goes to live in a place where not many people live, and starts to make it into a community …

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  • 10settler — /ˈsɛtlə / (say setluh) noun 1. someone or something that settles. 2. someone who settles in a new country, especially one who is freeborn and who takes up portions of the land for agriculture: *The real Australia is a delicate country, with a… …

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  • 11settler — nusodintuvas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įrenginys dulkėms ar kietosioms suspensijos dalelėms nusodinti veikiant tik sunkio jėgai. atitikmenys: angl. clarifier; mud box; precipitation tank; settler; settling tank; tank rus. отстойник;… …

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  • 12settler — noun Date: 1696 one that settles (as a new region) …

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  • 13settler — /set leuhr, l euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that settles. 2. a person who settles in a new country or area. [1590 1600; SETTLE1 + ER1] * * * …

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  • 14settler — noun a) someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his home b) someone who decides something, such as a dispute See Also: settlement …

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  • 15settler — Synonyms and related words: KO, Maecenas, Santa Claus, almoner, almsgiver, angel, arrival, arriviste, assignor, awarder, backer, bestower, cheerful giver, clincher, colonial, colonist, colonizer, comer, conclusive argument, conferrer, consignor,… …

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  • 16settler — A bookmaker s expert who calculates payouts …

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  • 17Settler — Kolonist, nybygger …

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  • 18settler — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. colonist, pioneer, emigrant, homesteader. See inhabitant. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. planter, immigrant, homesteader; see pioneer 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. colonist, homesteader, frontiersman …

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  • 19settler — set|tler [ˈsetlə US ər] n someone who goes to live in a country or area where not many people like them have lived before, and that is a long way from any towns or cities ▪ early settlers in Australia …

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  • 20settler — set|tler [ setlər ] noun count * someone who goes to live in a place where not many people live, and starts to make it into a community …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English