reach a compromise

idiom

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

Examples of reach a compromise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The union and automakers had been trying to reach a compromise before the 4-year-old contract between them expired on Thursday night. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 15 Sep. 2023 To reach a compromise, Valles and her fellow restaurant owners agreed to a ban on outdoor ambient music, which is prohibited by the temporary program. Caroline Petrow-Cohen, Los Angeles Times, 8 Dec. 2023 The working group had initially marked the Christmas recess as a soft deadline to reach a compromise. David Sivak, Washington Examiner, 9 Jan. 2024 Some House Republicans were incensed at the extension, which is designed to buy more time to reach a compromise. CBS News, 13 Dec. 2023 Related If legislators fail to reach a compromise agreement at Wednesday’s fifth and planned-to-be-final negotiating session on the AI Act, there are a number of possible outcomes, including further ‘trologue’ talks the following week. Richard Smirke, Billboard, 5 Dec. 2023 There were other areas where the two sides couldn’t reach a compromise, either: SAG-AFTRA wasn’t happy with the protections that the companies offered on AI, seeking more instances where companies would have to procure consent from actors to use digital doubles on franchise projects, for instance. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Oct. 2023 On 23 February, Rob Reis met with CenturyLink engineers at their Denver office to try to reach a compromise. IEEE Spectrum, 11 Apr. 2016 The ongoing talks in the Senate could meet the same fate, but several factors have opened a rare, though limited, window for lawmakers to reach a compromise on some immigration issues. Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'reach a compromise.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near reach a compromise

Cite this Entry

“Reach a compromise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reach%20a%20compromise. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!