come to an understanding


: to agree about something
After a long discussion they finally came to an understanding.

Examples of come to an understanding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the announcement, co-founder Nic Adler (Eat Drink Vegan, Monty’s Good Burger) noted that ownership of the Beverly Grove restaurant was unable to come to an understanding with the landlord. Stephanie Breijo, Los Angeles Times, 13 June 2023 In India the Umayyad's seem to have come to an understanding with both the Buddhists and Brahmins of Sindh (in particular, the tax exemptions of Buddhist monks and Brahmin priests were maintained as a holdover from the pre-Islamic order). Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 30 Aug. 2010 At TwitchCon, executives and streamers met face-to-face and attempted to come to an understanding. Cecilia D'anastasio, Fortune, 11 Oct. 2022 Funeral rituals allow people to come together and not only acknowledge their loss, but also come to an understanding of how to go on and re-weave the social fabric, explains Dawdy. Donna Sarkar, Discover Magazine, 4 Oct. 2022 But all parties soon come to an understanding, which grows to friendship. Los Angeles Times, 30 Sep. 2022 Before the federal government could agree to pay half or more of the cost, the two states had to come to an understanding about splitting the local share. Patrick McGeehan, New York Times, 5 July 2022 Despite that looming over both the club and the player, Muzzi believes the two sides will come to an understanding. Austin David,, 15 Feb. 2022 Relations among the Village Board have some splinters, however, new board members and Mayor George Yukich couldn’t come to an understanding about committee members. Michelle Mullins,, 27 May 2021 See More

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“Come to an understanding.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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