One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘eventually they reached a compromise’
agreement, understanding, settlement, terms, accommodation
deal, trade-off, bargain
halfway house, middle ground, middle course, happy medium, balance
2‘the secret of a happy marriage is compromise’
give and take, concession, cooperation
1‘in the end we compromised’
meet each other halfway, find the middle ground, come to terms, come to an understanding, make a deal, make concessions, find a happy medium, strike a balance
give and take
informal split the difference
2‘his actions could compromise his academic credibility’
undermine, weaken, be detrimental to, damage, injure, harm, do harm to
prejudice, be prejudicial to, jeopardize, endanger, imperil
bring into disrepute, reflect badly on, put in a bad light, discredit, dishonour, bring shame to, shame, embarrass
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