compromise on

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compromise on (something)

To reach an agreement in which both sides make concessions. Living in this seedy neighborhood is not something I'm willing to compromise on. We couldn't agree on what to have for dinner, so we compromised on tacos tonight and Italian tomorrow.
See also: compromise, on

compromise on someone or something (with someone)

 and compromise (on someone or something) with someone
to reach agreement with someone on a disputed matter concerning someone or something; to make concessions to someone on some point concerning someone or something. I intend to compromise on this matter with them. Are you going to compromise with me on this issue?
See also: compromise, on
References in classic literature ?
Montmorency hailed this compromise with much approval.
Erol Rizaov in Nezavisen vesnik comments that Aleksandar Vucic's readiness for compromise with Kosovo has a very instructive point for Macedonia, for the Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and the opposition leader Hristijan Mickoski.
PESHAWAR -- After two of his clients on death row were executed last month, a lawyer has gone to the court complaining that after the black warrants were issued, insufficient time was afforded to reach a compromise with the family of his client's victims.
Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 The alternatives cited were compromise without congressional approval, compromise with optional congressional approval and acceptance of donation from the Marcos family.
Second and most importantly, one does not compromise with evil.
Jack Pitney, a political science professor at Claremont McKenna College, said that by offering not to campaign for it or raise money for it, he can compromise with Democrats without diluting the strength of his proposals as much as he might otherwise have to.
What compromise with this can there be for people who believe in a strong and independent citizenry, as gun owners do?
Compromise with one taxpayer does not extinguish the liability of any person not named in the offer who is also liable for the tax to which the offer relates.
The agency can compromise with taxpayers on grounds of doubt either as to liability or collectibility.
Urman says he understands how some unions and the AFL-CIO are inclined to look for compromise with Clinton: "There's been such a drought on labor's side for so long," he says.
McPherson said he understands the governor will sometimes have to compromise with the majority Democrats, and is not entirely critical of his decision to do so on this issue.
Under IRC section 7122, the IRS can compromise with taxpayers on a tax liability via the offers-in-compromise procedures.
Supervising Judge Mary Thornton House said Thursday that she has brokered a compromise with city officials to make only limited operational changes to the courthouses.