Need another word that means the same as “squatter”? Find 8 synonyms and 30 related words for “squatter” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Squatter” are: homesteader, nester, settler, colonizer, colonial, frontiersman, frontierswoman, pioneer
Squatter as a Noun
Definitions of "Squatter" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “squatter” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A settler with no legal title to the land occupied, typically one on land not yet allocated by a government.
- A person occupying a tract of pastoral land as a tenant of the Crown.
- A large-scale sheep or cattle farmer.
- Someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it.
- A person who unlawfully occupies an uninhabited building or unused land.
- Someone who settles on land without right or title.
Synonyms of "Squatter" as a noun (8 Words)
|colonial||A house built in colonial style.|
A rebellion by Dutch speaking colonials.
|colonizer||Someone who helps to found a colony.|
Portugal was a major colonizer in both Brazil and parts of Africa.
|frontiersman||A man living in the region of a frontier, especially that between settled and unsettled country.|
|frontierswoman||A woman who lives on the frontier.|
A frontierswoman who can shoot scuffle and spin tall tales.
|homesteader||Someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it.|
|nester||A bird that has built (or is building) a nest.|
|pioneer||Someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art.|
A famous pioneer of birth control.
|settler||A person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country.|
The early European settlers in America were often fleeing from religious persecution.
Usage Examples of "Squatter" as a noun
- A squatter camp.
- The police moved in and evicted the squatters.
- One of the wealthiest and most prominent squatter families of northern Victoria.
Associations of "Squatter" (30 Words)
|abolitionism||The doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery.|
|acquit||Conduct oneself or perform in a specified way.|
The goalkeeper acquitted himself well.
|autonomous||Not controlled by outside forces.|
Tests indicate that autonomous driving will cut fuel consumption by up to five per cent.
|banish||Get rid of (something unwanted.|
He was banished from his own country.
|bootleg||A play in which the quarterback pretends to hand the ball to a teammate but continues to carry it, concealing it from opposing players by holding it near his hip.|
Bootleg tapes of the diva s singing.
|colony||A group of people living in a colony consisting of the original settlers and their descendants and successors.|
A nudist colony.
|community||A group of people living in a particular local area.|
The community of goods.
|cutout||A photograph from which the background has been cut away.|
|deport||Expel from a country.|
He was deported to Turkey for his public condemnation of the Shah.
|discharge||A substance that has been discharged.|
Referrals can be discussed before discharge from hospital.
|eject||Leave an aircraft rapidly using an ejection seat or capsule.|
Plants utilize carbon dioxide in the atmosphere that animals eject.
|evict||Expel or eject without recourse to legal process.|
The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a m.
|exculpate||Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges.|
The article exculpated the mayor.
|exonerate||(of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.|
Pope Clement V exonerated the king from his oath to the barons.
|expel||Eliminate (a substance.|
She was expelled from school.
|ghetto||An isolated or segregated group or area.|
The relative security of the gay ghetto.
|illegal||A person living in a country without official authorization.|
An illegal chess move.
|importation||The commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country.|
Manufacturers fought to restrict the importation of cheap foreign goods.
|informal||Having or fostering a warm or friendly and informal atmosphere.|
An informal agreement.
|kick||Chiefly in rugby a player of specified kicking ability.|
He suffered a kick on the pink in frame four.
|manumission||The formal act of freeing from slavery.|
Manumission documents from the Slavery Chancellery.
|oust||Remove from a position or office.|
The reformists were ousted from power.
|release||Release as from one s grip.|
The release of iodine from the thyroid gland.
|smuggle||Convey (someone or something) somewhere secretly and illicitly.|
He smuggled out a message.
|smuggling||The illegal movement of goods into or out of a country.|
Cocaine smuggling has increased alarmingly.
|unauthorized||Not having official permission or approval.|
An unauthorized strike.
|unconfirmed||Not finally established or settled.|
An unconfirmed report of shots being fired.
|unlicensed||Lacking official approval.|
|unofficial||Not having official authority or sanction.|
He participated in an unofficial capacity.