Definition of Compromise:

  1. Bring into disrepute or danger by indiscreet, foolish, or reckless behavior.

  2. Settle a dispute by mutual concession.

  3. Process of mutual accommodation in which each party gives up something valuable, but without any party abandoning its claim or resorting to confrontation, hostilities, or litigation.

  4. Accept standards that are lower than is desirable.

  5. An unauthorized and weakening disclosure or modification of competitive, confidential, privileged, or proprietary information.

  6. An agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions.

Synonyms of Compromise

Agreement, Understanding, Settlement, Terms, Accommodation, Meet each other halfway, Find the middle ground, Come to terms, Come to an understanding, Make a deal, Make concessions, Find a happy medium, Strike a balance, Eisenhower Doctrine, Monroe Doctrine, Nixon Doctrine, Truman Doctrine, Accommodate, Accommodation, Adjust, Adjustment, Agreement, Amends, Appeasement, Arrange matters, Arrangement, Atonement, Balance of power, Bargain, Blast, Blight, Bring to terms, Bring together, Brinkmanship, Center, Coexistence, Colonialism, Compact, Compensation, Compose, Composition, Composition of differences, Compound, Containment, Contract, Cool, Cop out, Detente, Deterrence, Diplomacy, Diplomatic, Diplomatics, Dollar diplomacy, Dollar imperialism, Duck responsibility, Encounter danger, Endanger, Evade responsibility, Expansionism, Expiation, Expiatory offering, Expose, Fence, Fix up, Foreign affairs, Foreign policy, Gamble, Gamble with, Give and take, Give way, Go fifty-fifty, Golden mean, Good-neighbor policy, Half measures, Half-and-half measures, Halfway measures, Happy medium, Harmonize, Hazard, Heal the breach, Imperialism, Imperil, Incur danger, Indemnification, Indemnity, Internationalism, Isolationism, Jeopard, Jeopardize, Jeopardy, Lay open, Make a deal, Make an adjustment, Make concessions, Making amends, Making good, Making right, Making up, Manifest destiny, Mar, Mean, Mediate, Medium, Meet halfway, Menace, Middle course, Middle ground, Middle way, Militarism, Moderateness, Moderation, Nationalism, Neocolonialism, Neutral ground, Neutralism, Nonresistance, Open door, Open-door policy, Pact, Patch things up, Peace offensive, Peace offering, Peaceful coexistence, Peril, Piaculum, Play havoc with, Play politics, Preparedness, Propitiation, Put in danger, Put in jeopardy, Put in tune, Queer, Quittance, Reach a compromise, Reclamation, Recompense, Reconcile, Redemption, Redress, Reparation, Resolution, Resolve, Restitution, Restore harmony, Reunite, Risk, Ruin, Satisfaction, Settle, Settle differences, Settlement, Shirt-sleeve diplomacy, Shuttle diplomacy, Smooth it over, Spheres of influence, Split the difference, Spoil, Squaring, Strike a balance, Strike a bargain, Surrender, Take the mean, Terms, The big stick, Tough policy, Understanding, Via media, Weave peace between, World politics, Yield, Change ones mind, Give way, Give in, Yield, Acquiesce, Compromise, Adapt, Retract, Do a U-turn, Eat ones words

How to use Compromise in a sentence?

  1. An ability to listen to two sides in a dispute, and devise a compromise acceptable to both.
  2. We were not prepared to compromise on safety.
  3. Situations in which his troops could be compromised.
  4. In the end we compromised and deferred the issue.

Meaning of Compromise & Compromise Definition