Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun compromise

2 senses of compromise

Sense 1
compromise, via media -- (a middle way between two extremes)
       => cooperation -- (joint operation or action; "their cooperation with us was essential for the success of our mission")

Sense 2
compromise -- (an accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'")
       => accommodation -- (a settlement of differences; "they reached an accommodation with Japan")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb compromise

3 senses of compromise

Sense 1
compromise -- (make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; "nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise")
       => agree -- (achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose; "No two of my colleagues would agree on whom to elect chairman")

Sense 2
compromise -- (settle by concession)
       => settle, square off, square up, determine -- (settle conclusively; come to terms; "We finally settled the argument")

Sense 3
compromise -- (expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute; "The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy")
       => queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril -- (put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position)

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