Meaning of compromise

Definition of compromise

(noun) a middle way between two extremes
an accommodation in which both sides make concessions; "the newly elected congressmen rejected a compromise because they considered it `business as usual'"
(verb) make a compromise; arrive at a compromise; "nobody will get everything he wants; we all must compromise"
expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute; "The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"

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