bring to terms
phrasal to compel to agree, assent, or submit

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bring to terms — index accommodate, arbitrate (conciliate), arrange (methodize), beat (defeat), intercede …   Law dictionary

  • bring to terms — phrasal : to compel to agree, assent, or submit : force to come to terms * * * bring to terms To compel to the acceptance of conditions • • • Main Entry: ↑term …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring to terms — {v. phr.} To make (someone) agree or do; make surrender. * /The two brothers were brought to terms by their father for riding the bicycle./ * /The war won t end until we bring the enemy to terms./ Contrast: COME TO TERMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring to terms — {v. phr.} To make (someone) agree or do; make surrender. * /The two brothers were brought to terms by their father for riding the bicycle./ * /The war won t end until we bring the enemy to terms./ Contrast: COME TO TERMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bring\ to\ terms — v. phr. To make (someone) agree or do; make surrender. The two brothers were brought to terms by their father for riding the bicycle. The war won t end until we bring the enemy to terms. Contrast: come to terms …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bring to terms — idi to force to agree to stated demands or conditions …   From formal English to slang

  • bring to terms — force to agree to conditions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To bring to terms — Term Term, n. [F. terme, L. termen, inis, terminus, a boundary limit, end; akin to Gr. ?, ?. See {Thrum} a tuft, and cf. {Terminus}, {Determine}, {Exterminate}.] 1. That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • to terms — See: BRING TO TERMS, COME TO TERMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to terms — See: BRING TO TERMS, COME TO TERMS …   Dictionary of American idioms

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