Synonyms of negotiate in English:


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1‘the government refused to negotiate’


discuss terms, hold talks, discuss a settlement, talk, consult together, try to reach a compromise, parley, confer, debate

mediate, intercede, arbitrate, moderate, conciliate, act as honest broker

bargain, haggle, wheel and deal, dicker

informal powwow

formal treat with someone

archaic chaffer, palter

2‘Peter decided to remain with the company after negotiating a new contract’


arrange, work out, thrash out, hammer out, reach an agreement on, agree on, come to terms about, reach terms on, broker

settle, clinch, conclude, contract, pull off, bring off, bring about, transact

informal sort out, swing

3‘he came down, managing with difficulty to negotiate the obstacles on the stairs’


get over, get past, get round, make one's way over, make one's way past, make one's way round, make it over, make it past, make it round, clear, cross, pass over

surmount, overcome, deal with, cope with