come to terms


come to terms
reach an agreement

We came to terms with the bank and were able to buy the house.


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  • come to terms — index agree (comply), agree (contract), arrange (methodize), close (agree), coincide ( …   Law dictionary

  • come to terms — 1 the two sides came to terms: REACH AN AGREEMENT/UNDERSTANDING, make a deal, reach a compromise, meet each other halfway. 2 she eventually came to terms with her situation: ACCEPT, come to accept, reconcile oneself to, learn to live with, become …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to terms — phrasal 1. to reach an agreement often used with with < the company has come to terms with the union > 2. to become adjusted especially emotionally or intellectually usually used with with < come to terms with modern life > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • come to terms — verb a) to reach an agreement or settle a dispute We hope someday she and her mother will come to terms on the matter. b) See come to terms with …   Wiktionary

  • come to terms — agree, sign an agreement, settle it    We hope they can come to terms before the court date …   English idioms

  • come to terms — 1) the two sides came to terms Syn: reach an agreement/understanding, make a deal, reach a compromise, meet each other halfway 2) she eventually came to terms with her situation Syn: accept, come to accept, reconcile oneself to, learn to live… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • come to terms — make an arrangement, settle, reach mutual agreement; face and deal a situation and come to understand totally and in an unbiased manner (e.g., I really had no choice and I came to terms with my mom s illness ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • come to terms — Synonyms and related words: abandon, acknowledge defeat, agree, agree on, agree to, agree with, bargain for, be a bargain, be a deal, be a go, be on, beg a truce, capitulate, cede, come around to, come round, come together, covenant, cry pax, cry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • come to terms — {v. phr.} To reach an agreement. * /Management and the labor union came to terms about a new arrangement and a strike was prevented./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to terms — {v. phr.} To reach an agreement. * /Management and the labor union came to terms about a new arrangement and a strike was prevented./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come\ to\ terms — v. phr. To reach an agreement. Management and the labor union came to terms about a new arrangement and a strike was prevented …   Словарь американских идиом