Synonyms of compromise


1. compromise, via media, cooperation

usage: a middle way between two extremes

2. compromise, accommodation

usage: an accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'"


1. compromise, agree

usage: make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; "nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise"

2. compromise, settle, square off, square up, determine

usage: settle by concession

3. compromise, queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril

usage: expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute; "The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"

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Definition and meaning of compromise (Dictionary)