reach a compromise

Definition of reach a compromise

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to stretch out :  extend

    :  thrust

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

  1. :  a continuous stretch or expanse

    :  a straight portion of a stream or river

    :  the action or an act of reaching

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

    :  something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things

    :  a concession to something derogatory or prejudicial

  1. :  to bind by mutual agreement

    :  to adjust or settle by mutual concessions

    :  to expose to suspicion, discredit, or mischief

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capable of being understood in two ways

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