verb (used with object), com·pro·mised, com·pro·mis·ing.
- to bind by bargain or agreement.
- to bring to terms.
verb (used without object), com·pro·mised, com·pro·mis·ing.
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If the maxim of the compromiser were sound, it ought to be capable of universal application.On Compromise|John Morley
"Dizzy," he said, was not a compromiser; if he had opponents, he recognized them as such and never sought to placate them.Under Four Administrations|Oscar S. Straus
I am no compromiser, no treaty-maker, no haggler, no beggar.The Goose Man|Jacob Wassermann
The dogmatist has called the great Emancipator a compromiser.Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
Locke, compromiser that he was, passively tolerated the belief in a substantial soul behind our consciousness.Pragmatism|William James