Compromise

What is Compromise ?

Compromise is (noun) an agreement between two opposing sides, where each side gives way a little They reached a compromise after some discussion. There is no question of a compromise with the terrorists.(verb) 1. to come to an agreement by giving way a little He asked £15 for it, I offered £7 and we compromised on £10. The government has refused to compromise with the terrorists. 2. to put someone in a difficult position Now that he has been compromised, he has had to withdraw as a candidate. 3. to do something which reveals a secret The security code has been compromised.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level