1. (a) settlement out of court; a private settlement
    • 500万円で交通事故を示談にした
    • The suit involving the automobile accident was settledout of court [privately] for five million yen.
  1. 示談金money paid as part of an out-of-court settlement
  1. 示談交渉((hold; open)) negotiations toward a settlement
  1. 示談屋a go-between (in an out-of-court settlement)