Definitions of compromise:
  • noun:   a middle way between two extremes
  • noun:   an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
    Example: "The newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'"
  • verb:   settle by concession
  • verb:   make a compromise; arrive at a compromise
    Example: "We all must compromise"
  • verb:   expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
    Example: "The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"

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