HyperDic: compromise

English > 5 senses of the word compromise:
NOUNactcompromise, via mediaa middle way between two extremes
communicationcompromisean accommodation in which both sides make concessions
VERBcommunicationcompromisemake a compromise / compromise
communicationcompromisesettle by concession
communicationcompromiseexpose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
compromise > pronunciation
Soundskaa'mprahmay.z
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English > compromise: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA middle way between two extremes.
Synonymvia media
Broadercooperationjoint operation or action
Spanishcompromiso, término medio
Catalanterme mitjà
Verbscompromisesettle by concession
compromisemake a compromise / compromise
English > compromise: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn accommodation in which both sides make concessions.
Example"the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it 'business as usual'"
InstancesMissouri CompromiseAn agreement in 1820 between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States concerning the extension of slavery into new territories
BroaderaccommodationA settlement of differences
Spanishacuerdo, arreglo, avenencia, transacción
Catalanavinença, compromís, transacció
Verbscompromisesettle by concession
compromisemake a compromise / compromise
English > compromise: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake a compromise / compromise; arrive at a compromise / compromise.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example we all must compromise"
Narrowergive and takemake mutual concessions
whoreCompromise oneself for money or other gains
Broaderagreeachieve harmony / harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose
Spanishpactar
Catalanpactar
Nounscompromisea middle way between two extremes
compromisean accommodation in which both sides make concessions
English > compromise: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningSettle by concession.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Entailsagree, hold, concur, concordBe in accord / accord
Broadersettle, square off, square up, determineSettle conclusively
Spanishcomprometerse, comprometer, pactar
Catalanpactar
Nounscompromisea middle way between two extremes
compromisean accommodation in which both sides make concessions
English > compromise: 5 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningexpose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"
Broaderqueer, expose, scupper, endanger, perilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
Spanishcomprometer

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