reached a compromise

reached a compromise
compromised, reached common ground

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • compromise — n. & v. n. 1 the settlement of a dispute by mutual concession (reached a compromise by bargaining). 2 (often foll. by between) an intermediate state between conflicting opinions, actions, etc., reached by mutual concession or modification (a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • compromise — 1. noun 1) they reached a compromise Syn: agreement, understanding, settlement, terms, deal, trade off, bargain; middle ground, happy medium, balance 2) a happy marriage needs compromise Syn: give and take …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • compromise — 1. noun they reached a compromise Syn: agreement, understanding, settlement, terms, deal, trade off, bargain, middle ground Ant: intransigence 2. verb 1) we compromised Syn: meet …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Compromise — Com pro*mise, n. [F. compromis, fr. L. compromissum a mutual promise to abide by the decision of an arbiter, fr. compromittere to make such a promise; com + promittere to promise. See {Promise}.] 1. A mutual agreement to refer matters in dispute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compromise — ► NOUN 1) an agreement reached by each side making concessions. 2) an intermediate state between conflicting opinions, reached by mutual concession. ► VERB 1) settle a dispute by mutual concession. 2) expediently accept standards that are lower… …   English terms dictionary

  • compromise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ acceptable, fair, good, happy (esp. BrE), possible, pragmatic, reasonable, sensible, suitable ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • compromise — 01. It is going to be difficult to find a [compromise] between the two groups because their needs are so different. 02. I wanted $100 for my bicycle, and he offered me $50, so we eventually [compromised] at $75. 03. This government seems to… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • compromise — compromiser, n. compromisingly, adv. compromissary /kom prom euh ser ee/, adj. /kom preuh muyz /, n., v., compromised, compromising. n. 1. a settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or… …   Universalium

  • compromise — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, mutual promise to abide by an arbiter s decision, from Anglo French compromisse, from Latin compromissum, from neuter of compromissus, past participle of compromittere to promise mutually, from com + promittere… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • compromise — 1. noun /ˈkɒmpɹəˌmaɪz,ˈkɑmpɹəˌmaɪz/ a) The settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions. b) A committal to something derogatory or objecti …   Wiktionary

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