- an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
"the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'"
- expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
"The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"
- settle by concession
- Let's compromise.
- The compromise was accepted.
- A compromise was reached.
- Relationships involve compromise.
- We arrived at a compromise.
- Finally we reached a compromise.
- Tom doesn't want to compromise.
- Federal negotiators reached a compromise.
- Many leaders supported the compromise.
- He would accept no compromise.
- Compromise is abhorrent to me.
- Can we effect a compromise?
- The Congress accepted the compromise.
- President Cleveland had to compromise.
- Lord Ashburton accepted the compromise.