Meaning of “compromise” - Learner’s Dictionary

compromise

verb uk us /ˈkɒmprəmaɪz/
AGREE [ I ]

B2 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.

(Definition of “compromise verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)