from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that makes a business or financial settlement or a settlement of property.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who settles property on express trust for the benefit of beneficiaries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the person who makes a settle ment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (law) a person who creates a trust by giving real or personal property in trust to a trustee for the benefit of a beneficiary; a person who gives such property is said to settle it on the trustee
settle + -or (Wiktionary)