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compromise

Roget category 774

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.8. Conditional intersocial volition
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#774. Compromise

noun

compromise, commutation, compositionmiddle term, mezzo termine [It]compensation etc. 30abatement of differences, adjustment, mutual concession.

verb

compromise, commute, compoundtake the meansplit the difference, meet one halfway, give and takecome to terms etc. (contract) 769submit to arbitration, abide by arbitrationpatch up, bridge over, arrangestraighten out, adjust, differences, agreemake the best of, make a virtue of necessitytake the will for the deed.



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