compromise [kom-pruh-mahyz] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||accommodation, accord, adjustment, arrangement, bargain, compact, composition, concession, contract, copout, covenant, deal, fifty-fifty, half and half, half measure, happy medium, mean, middle course, middle ground, pact, sellout, settlement, trade-off, understanding, win-win situation|
|Antonyms:||contest, controversy, difference, disagreement, dispute, dissension, 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.
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