make compromises

idiom

Definition of make compromises

: to give up something (in order to get along, come to an agreement, etc.)
  • Both boys will have to make compromises if they are to share the room.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

compromise play compromises
  1. : settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions

  2. : something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things

  3. : a concession to something derogatory or prejudicial

  1. : to come to agreement by mutual concession

  2. : to find or follow a way between extremes

  3. : to make a shameful or disreputable concession


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