GRE Word List

COMPROMISE

adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.

The meaning of the word compromise is adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N..

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WordMeaning
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suppositionassumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose