accommodation

accommodation

/əˌkɑməˈdeɪʃən/
noun
an arrangement made and accepted by a group of people who were in disagreement

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to acquiesce

to acquiesce

/ˌækwiˈɛs/
verb
to reluctantly accept something without protest

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acquiescence

acquiescence

/ˌækwiˈɛsəns/
noun
willingness to accept something or do what others want without question

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acquiescent

acquiescent

/ˌækwiˈɛsənt/
adjective
too willing to accept something or do what others want without question

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to allow

to allow

/əˈɫaʊ/
verb
to acknowledge something; to accept the truth or correctness of something

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to bow to

to bow to

/bˈoʊ tuː/
verb
to reluctantly agree to do something

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to call it quits

to call it quits

/kˈɔːl ɪt kwˈɪts/
verb
to acknowledge that a debt is settled or an argument is resolved

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to capitulate

to capitulate

/kəˈpɪtʃuɫeɪt/, /kəˈpɪtʃuɫɪt/
verb
to stop resisting something and accept it

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capitulation

capitulation

/kəˌpɪtʃəˈɫeɪʃən/
noun
the act of not resisting something anymore and agreeing to it

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to come to heel

to come to heel

/kˈʌm tə hˈiːl/
phrase
to accept to obey someone

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complaisance

complaisance

/kəmplˈeɪsəns/
noun
willingness to do what makes others pleased and accept their opinions

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complaisant

complaisant

/kəmˈpɫeɪsənt/
adjective
willing to please others without question

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compliant

compliant

/kəmˈpɫaɪənt/
adjective
willingly obeying rules or doing what other people demand

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to compromise

to compromise

/ˈkɑmpɹəˌmaɪz/
verb
to come to an agreement after a dispute by reducing demands

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compromise

compromise

/ˈkɑmpɹəˌmaɪz/
noun
a middle state between two opposing situations that is reached by slightly changing both of them, so that they can coexist

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to concede

to concede

/kənˈsid/
verb
to grant something such as control, a privilege, or right, often reluctantly

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concession

concession

/kənˈsɛʃən/
noun
something that is done, allowed, or allowed to have in order to put an end to a disagreement; the act of giving or allowing this

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to defer to

to defer to

/dɪfˈɜː tuː/
verb
to accept someone's decision or opinion based on mere respect for that person

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to give in

to give in

/ɡˈɪv ˈɪn/
verb
to agree to do something that one does not want to

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to give way

to give way

/ɡˈɪv wˈeɪ/
verb
to cease fighting something or someone

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to relent

to relent

/ɹɪˈɫɛnt/
verb
to accept something after refusing it a lot

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submission

submission

/səbˈmɪʃən/
noun
the state or act of accepting defeat and not having a choice but to obey the person in the position of power

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submissive

submissive

/səbˈmɪsɪv/
adjective
willing to obey unquestionably

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submissively

submissively

/səbmˈɪsɪvli/
adverb
in a manner that displays obedience

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to submit

to submit

/səbˈmɪt/
verb
to accept the control, authority, or superiority of someone or something; to agree to something for this reason

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to yield

to yield

/ˈjiɫd/
verb
to stop fighting something or someone

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you win

you win

/juː wˈɪn/
interjection
used to finally agree to what someone wants after trying one's best not to do it

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to [come] to terms with {sth}

to [come] to terms with {sth}

/kˈʌm tə tˈɜːmz wɪð ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
phrase
to gradually learn to accept or deal with something unpleasant

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