Synonyms of compromising


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"


1. compromising (vs. uncompromising), conciliatory, flexible, yielding

usage: making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"

2. compromising, vulnerable (vs. invulnerable)

usage: vulnerable to danger especially of discredit or suspicion; "she found herself in a compromising situation"

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