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)

Antonyms of adj compromising

2 senses of compromising

Sense 1
compromising (vs. uncompromising), conciliatory, flexible -- (making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet")

uncompromising (vs. compromising), sturdy, inflexible -- (not making concessions; "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty")
        => hard-line, hardline -- (firm and uncompromising; "a hard-line policy")

Sense 2
compromising -- (vulnerable to danger especially of discredit or suspicion; "she found herself in a compromising situation")

INDIRECT (VIA vulnerable) -> invulnerable -- (immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs")

Similarity of adj compromising

2 senses of compromising

Sense 1
compromising (vs. uncompromising), conciliatory, flexible -- (making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet")
       => yielding -- (tending to give in or surrender or agree; "too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington)

Sense 2
compromising -- (vulnerable to danger especially of discredit or suspicion; "she found herself in a compromising situation")
       => vulnerable (vs. invulnerable) -- (susceptible to attack; "a vulnerable bridge")

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