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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [set-ler, -l-er]
    • /ˈsɛt lər, -l ər/
    • /ˈset.lər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [set-ler, -l-er]
    • /ˈsɛt lər, -l ər/

Definitions of settler word

  • noun settler a person or thing that settles. 1
  • noun settler a person who settles in a new country or area. 1
  • noun settler migrant 1
  • countable noun settler Settlers are people who go to live in a new country. 0
  • noun settler a person who settles in a new country or a colony 0
  • noun settler a person or thing that settles 0

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Origin of settler

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
First recorded in 1590-1600; settle1 + -er1

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Parts of speech for Settler


settler popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

settler usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for settler

noun settler

  • addressee — The addressee of a letter or parcel is the person or company that it is addressed to.
  • addressees — the person, company, or the like to whom a piece of mail is addressed.
  • adjudicator — a judge, esp in a competition
  • alien — Alien means belonging to a different country, race, or group, usually one you do not like or are frightened of.
  • assessor — An assessor is a person who is employed to calculate the value of something, or the amount of money that should be paid, for example in tax.

Top questions with settler

  • what is a settler?
  • what is settler?
  • what is settler colonialism?
  • what are settler colonies?

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