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.
Miscellaneous Tax Bulletin 2011-02, issued today, allows a petitioner to propose a compromise with the department prior to a final decision by the Board of Appeals.
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.
The TransUnion solution was instrumental in how we addressed our data compromise with affected customers," said Donald C.
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.
The Company filed its offer in compromise with the IRS in November 2003, and after meeting with IRS personnel, filed a revised offer in compromise on August 31, 2004.
You're not going to find a solution when you think in the back of your mind that you're going to win it all in court,'' said Golonski, who hopes that new council members elected to two open seats in Glendale in April will be more willing to help broker compromise with Burbank.