Agreement vs. Settlement

Agreement vs. Settlement — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Agreement and Settlement

Agreementnoun

The act of agreeing

When did the agreement take place?.

Settlementnoun

The act or process of settling

the settlement of sediment.

Agreementnoun

Harmony of opinion; accord

Since we are all in agreement, let's proceed.

Settlementnoun

The settling or establishment of a person or a group of people, as in a new region or in a business.

Agreementnoun

An arrangement between parties, usually resulting from a discussion, regarding a course of action.

Settlementnoun

A newly colonized region.

Agreementnoun

A properly executed and legally binding contract.

Settlementnoun

A small community.

Agreementnoun

The writing or document embodying this contract.

Settlementnoun

An arrangement or agreement reached, as in business proceedings or negotiating a dispute

a wage settlement.a peace settlement.

Agreementnoun

(Grammar) Correspondence in gender, number, case, or person between words.

Settlementnoun

The resolution of a lawsuit or dispute by settling.

Agreementnoun

(countable) An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.

to enter an agreement;the UK and US negotiators nearing agreement;he nodded his agreement.

Settlementnoun

The process of reaching such an arrangement, agreement, or resolution.

Agreementnoun

(uncountable) A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.

The results of my experiment are in agreement with those of Michelson and with the law of General Relativity.

Settlementnoun

The legal determination of title to property.

Agreementnoun

A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.

Settlementnoun

The process of making the determinations and distributions associated with a trust.

Agreementnoun

Rules that exist in many languages that force some parts of a sentence to be used or inflected differently depending on certain attributes of other parts.

Settlementnoun

A center providing community services in an underprivileged area. Also called settlement house.

Agreementnoun

An agreeable quality.

Settlementnoun

The act of settling.

Agreementnoun

the statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises;

they had an agreement that they would not interfere in each other's businessthere was an understanding between management and the workers

Settlementnoun

The state of being settled.

Agreementnoun

compatibility of observations;

there was no agreement between theory and measurementthe results of two tests were in correspondence

Settlementnoun

A colony that is newly established; a place or region newly settled.

Agreementnoun

harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters;

the two parties were in agreement

Settlementnoun

A community of people living together, such as a hamlet, village, town, or city.

Agreementnoun

the thing arranged or agreed to;

they made arrangements to meet in Chicago

Settlementnoun

(architecture) The gradual sinking of a building. Fractures or dislocations caused by settlement.

Agreementnoun

the determination of grammatical inflection on the basis of word relations

Settlementnoun

(finance) The delivery of goods by the seller and payment for them by the buyer, under a previously agreed trade or transaction or contract entered into.

Agreementnoun

the verbal act of agreeing

Settlementnoun

(legal) A disposition of property, or the act of granting it.

Settlementnoun

(legal) A settled place of abode; residence; a right growing out of legal residence.

Settlementnoun

(legal) A resolution of a dispute.

Settlementnoun

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

Settlementnoun

a community of people smaller than a town

Settlementnoun

a conclusive resolution of a matter and disposition of it

Settlementnoun

the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies;

the British colonization of America

Settlementnoun

something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making;

the finally reached a settlement with the unionthey never did achieve a final resolution of their differenceshe needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure

Settlementnoun

an area where a group of families live together

Settlementnoun

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