Definitions For Compromise


  • A middle way between two extremes
  • An accommodation in which both sides make concessions
  • A way of reaching agreement in which each person or group gives up something that was wanted in order to end an argument or dispute
  • Something that combines the qualities of two different things
  • A change that makes something worse and that is not done for a good reason


  • Settle by concession
  • Make a compromise; arrive at a compromise
  • Expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
  • To give up something that you want in order to reach an agreement : to settle differences by means of a compromise
  • To expose (something) to risk or danger
  • To damage or weaken (something)

Is Compromise a Scrabble Word?

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Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Compromise is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 22 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Compromise in a Sentence

  • The art of political compromise
  • To avoid an argument, always be ready to seek compromise.
  • A director who will not tolerate artistic compromise
  • The two sides were unwilling to compromise.
  • We can't reveal that information without compromising national security.
  • A dangerous drug that can further compromise an already weakened immune system

Antonyms for Compromise

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