Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement

Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement - Compromise or Surrender

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Here you will learn some English words related to compromise or surrender, such as "yield", "concede", and "allow".
accommodationnoun

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

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to acquiesceverb

to reluctantly accept something without protest

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acquiescencenoun

willingness to accept something or do what others want without question

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acquiescentadjective

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

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to allowverb

to acknowledge something; to accept the truth or correctness of something

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to bow toverb

to reluctantly agree to do something

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to call it quitsverb

to acknowledge that a debt is settled or an argument is resolved

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to capitulateverb

to stop resisting something and accept it

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capitulationnoun

the act of not resisting something anymore and agreeing to it

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to come to heelphrase

to accept to obey someone

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complaisancenoun

willingness to do what makes others pleased and accept their opinions

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complaisantadjective

willing to please others without question

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compliantadjective

willingly obeying rules or doing what other people demand

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to compromiseverb

to come to an agreement after a dispute by reducing demands

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compromisenoun

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 concedeverb

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

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concessionnoun

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 toverb

to accept someone's decision or opinion based on mere respect for that person

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to give inverb

to agree to do something that one does not want to

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to give wayverb

to cease fighting something or someone

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to relentverb

to accept something after refusing it a lot

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submissionnoun

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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submissiveadjective

willing to obey unquestionably

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submissivelyadverb

in a manner that displays obedience

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to submitverb

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

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to yieldverb

to stop fighting something or someone

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you wininterjection

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}phrase

to gradually learn to accept or deal with something unpleasant

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