Definition of compromise


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • compromise is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 18 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • compromise is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 22 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of compromise

  • a middle way between two extremes (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. via media

  • an accommodation in which both sides make concessions (noun)

    Examples

    1. the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'

  • expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute (verb)

    Examples

    1. The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy

  • make a compromise; arrive at a compromise (verb)

    Examples

    1. nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise

  • settle by concession (verb)

See definition of compromise in Merriam Webster