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  Definition of compromise
  1. a middle way between two extremes
  2. an accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual''"
  3. settle by concession
  4. make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; "nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise"
  5. expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute; "The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"
Similar Words: via media

 

Hyponyms: Missouri Compromise, give and take

 

Entailments: agree, hold, concur, concord

 

Derivational Morphology: via media

 

Anagrams: microscope, microspore

 

 
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