Compromised
Compromise Com"pro*mise, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Compromised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Compromising}.] [From {Compromise}, n.; cf. {Compromit}.] 1. To bind by mutual agreement; to agree. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Laban and himself were compromised That all the eanlings which were streaked and pied Should fall as Jacob's hire. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To adjust and settle by mutual concessions; to compound. [1913 Webster]

The controversy may easily be compromised. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

3. To pledge by some act or declaration; to endanger the life, reputation, etc., of, by some act which can not be recalled; to expose to suspicion. [1913 Webster]

To pardon all who had been compromised in the late disturbances. --Motley. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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