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compromises, plural;
  1. Settle a dispute by mutual concession
    • - in the end we compromised and deferred the issue
  2. Settle (a dispute) by mutual concession
    • - I should compromise the matter with my father
  3. Weaken (a reputation or principle) by accepting standards that are lower than is desirable
    • - commercial pressures could compromise safety
  4. Accept standards that are lower than is desirable
    • - we were not prepared to compromise on safety
  5. Bring into disrepute or danger by indiscreet, foolish, or reckless behavior
    • - situations in which his troops could be compromised
  1. An agreement or a settlement of a dispute that is reached by each side making concessions
    • - an ability to listen to two sides in a dispute, and devise a compromise acceptable to both
    • - the secret of a happy marriage is compromise
  2. A middle state between conflicting opinions or actions reached by mutual concession or modification
    • - a compromise between commercial appeal and historical interest
  3. The acceptance of standards that are lower than is desirable
    • - sexism should be tackled without compromise

  1. make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; "nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise"
  2. a middle way between two extremes
  3. an accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'"
  4. settle by concession
  5. expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute; "The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"
  6. (compromising) making or willing to make concessions; "loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet"
  7. To compromise is to make a deal where one person gives up part of his or her demand. In arguments, compromise is a concept of finding agreement through communication, through a mutual acceptance of terms—often involving variations from an original goal or desire. ...
  8. The settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions; A committal to something derogatory or objectionable; a prejudicial concession; a surrender; as, a compromise of character or right; To bind by mutual agreement; To find a way between extremes; To cause ...
  9. (Compromised) Agents or assets who have been discovered and can no longer carry out their intelligence functions.
  10. (compromised) When an operation, asset, or agent is uncovered and cannot remain secret.
  11. (COMPROMISING) To reach an agreement over a dispute with all parties changing or giving up some demands
  12. (Compromising) A conflict resolution method; this approach requires both parties to give up something. The decision ultimately made is a blend of both sides of the argument. Because neither party completely wins, it is considered a lose-lose solution.
  13. (compromising) A conflict management style; an intermediate strategy between cooperativeness and assertiveness; compromising may settle the problem but will also offer incomplete satisfaction for both parties.
  14. The art of dividing a cake in such a way that everybody believes he got the biggest piece.
  15. 1. Compromise is the process or result of concessions from both sides of a dispute with the aim of finding common middle ground. Settlement of differences is achieved from mutual adjustment of conflicting claims/principles by yielding a part of each. ...
  16. The unintended disclosure or discovery of a cryptographic key or secret.
  17. Agree to accept a lesser sum in full payment of a debt.
  18. An intrusion into a computer system where unauthorized disclosure, modification or destruction of sensitive information may have occurred.
  19. The disclosure of classified information to an unauthorized person.
  20. The settlement of a claim resulting from a defaulted loan for less than the full amount due. Compromise settlement is a procedure available for use only in instances where the government cannot collect the full amount due within a reasonable time, by enforced collection proceedings or where the ...
  21. A settlement of differences where both groups involved reduce their demands in order to come to an understanding.
  22. Word used by surgeons when what they find during a physical examination indicates pressure on the nerve root. Often it is due to pathologically changed spaces in the vertebral canal, especially a herniated disc or degenerative bony overgrowth.
  23. Formation of a statewide task force allows representation of all interested parties. Formation of such a group provides opportunity to voice concerns and to jointly create solutions. Some group members may bring individual agendas to the table -- in these situations, compromise may be needed. ...
  24. A solution to a mutual problem that meets some, but not all, of each of the parties' interests.
  25. A middle state between conflicting opinions or actions reached by mutual concession or modification.