compromise /ˈkɒmprəmaɪz/ verb
AGREE [I] › to agree to something that is not exactly what you want: The president may be willing to compromise in order to pass the bill. I never compromise on fresh ingredients.
compromise yourself › to do something dishonest or embarrassing that makes people stop admiring you
BELIEFS [T] › to do something that does not agree with what you believe in: I refuse to compromise my principles. HARM [T] formal › to have a harmful effect on something: The trial has been seriously compromised by sensational media coverage.