compromise [kom-pruh-mahyz] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||give and take|
|Synonyms:||adjust, agree, arbitrate, compose, compound, concede, conciliate, find happy medium, find middle ground, go fifty-fifty, make a deal, make concession, meet halfway, negotiate, play ball with, settle, split the difference, strike balance, trade off|
|Antonyms:||contest, differ, disagree, dispute, dissent, quarrel|
compromise, commutation, composition; middle term, mezzo termine; compensation; abatement of differences, adjustment, mutal concession.
compromise, commute, compound; take the mean; split the difference, meet one halfway, give and take; come to terms (contract); submit to arbitration, abide by arbitration; patch up, bridge over, arrange; straighten out, adjust, differences, agree; make the best of, make a virtue of necessity; take the will for the deed.
|Browse Concept Index »|