compromise with


compromise with
to reach agreement by modifying or reducing one's stated objectives

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  • compromise with over — to reach agreement by modifying or reducing one s stated objectives …   Idioms and examples

  • with bad/ill grace — in a way that shows that you are not happy about something : in an unpleasant way They agreed to the compromise with bad grace. • • • Main Entry: ↑grace …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • compromise — ▪ I. compromise com‧pro‧mise 1 [ˈkɒmprəmaɪz ǁ ˈkɑːm ] noun [countable, uncountable] an agreement between two people or groups in which both sides agree to accept less than they first asked for and to give up something that they value: •… …   Financial and business terms

  • compromise — com|pro|mise1 [ˈkɔmprəmaız US ˈka:m ] n [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: compromis, from Latin compromissum joint promise , from compromittere, from com ( COM ) + promittere ( PROMISE2)] 1.) [U and C] an agreement that is achieved after… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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 — I n. 1) to agree on, come to, reach, work out a compromise 2) to reject a compromise 3) an acceptable, reasonable compromise 4) a compromise between; with II v. (D; intr.) to compromise on, over; with (they compromised on certain items with us) * …   Combinatory dictionary

  • compromise — 1 noun 1 (C, U) an agreement between two people that is achieved by both people accepting less than they wanted at first: Compromise is an inevitable part of marriage. | reach a compromise: Talks continue in the hope that the two factions will… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • compromise — [[t]kɒ̱mprəmaɪz[/t]] ♦♦♦ compromises, compromising, compromised 1) N VAR A compromise is a situation in which people accept something slightly different from what they really want, because of circumstances or because they are considering the… …   English dictionary

  • 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