Associations to the word «Compromise»


COMPROMISE, noun. The settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions.
COMPROMISE, noun. A committal to something derogatory or objectionable; a prejudicial concession; a surrender.
COMPROMISE, verb. (ambitransitive) To bind by mutual agreement.
COMPROMISE, verb. To adjust and settle by mutual concessions; to compound.
COMPROMISE, verb. (intransitive) To find a way between extremes.
COMPROMISE, verb. To pledge by some act or declaration; to endanger the life, reputation, etc., of, by some act which can not be recalled; to expose to suspicion.
COMPROMISE, verb. (transitive) To cause impairment of.
COMPROMISE, verb. (transitive) To breach (a security system).
COMPROMISE RULES, noun. International rules football

Dictionary definition

COMPROMISE, noun. A middle way between two extremes.
COMPROMISE, noun. An accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'".
COMPROMISE, verb. Make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; "nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise".
COMPROMISE, verb. Settle by concession.
COMPROMISE, verb. Expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute; "The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy".

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