Definition of Tradeoff:

  1. A balance achieved between two desirable but incompatible features; a compromise.

  2. A technique of reducing or forgoing one or more desirable outcomes in exchange for increasing or obtaining other desirable outcomes in order to maximize the total return or effectiveness under given circumstances.

Synonyms of Tradeoff

Swap, Exchange, Switch, Barter, Interchange, Substitution, Replacement, Trade-off

How to use Tradeoff in a sentence?

  1. A trade-off between objectivity and relevance.
  2. You may find that there is a tradeoff to a good investment that may cause negative effects in other ways.
  3. When reviewing multiple opportunities with limited resources, companies frequently compare the tradeoff s of each and then select the opportunities that will yield the highest benefit, while opting not to perform the others, or to perform them at a later time.
  4. The tradeoff was really well handled and I thought it showed everyone that our company was capable and worth paying attention to.

Meaning of Tradeoff & Tradeoff Definition