reach a compromise

Definition of reach a compromise

:to come to an agreement
  • The two sides were unable to reach a compromise.

Word by Word Definitions

reach play
  1. : to stretch out : extend

  2. : thrust

  3. : to touch or grasp by extending a part of the body (such as a hand) or an object

  1. : a continuous stretch or expanse

  2. : the action or an act of reaching

  3. : an individual part of a progression or journey

compromise play
  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 bind by mutual agreement

  2. : to adjust or settle by mutual concessions

  3. : to expose to suspicion, discredit, or mischief


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