Definition of Negotiate

1. Verb. Discuss the terms of an arrangement. "Sam wants to negotiate with Sue "; "They negotiated the sale of the house"




2. Verb. Succeed in passing through, around, or over. "The hiker negociated the high mountain pass"
Exact synonyms: Negociate
Generic synonyms: Go Across, Go Through, Pass

Definition of Negotiate

1. v. i. To transact business; to carry on trade.

2. v. t. To carry on negotiations concerning; to procure or arrange for by negotiation; as, to negotiate peace, or an exchange.

Definition of Negotiate

1. Verb. (intransitive) To confer with others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To arrange or settle something by mutual agreement. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To succeed in coping with, or getting over something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Negotiate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Literary usage of Negotiate

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1. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"Who may negotiate, and the effect of negotiation. Section 40. ... Section negotiate. But one entrusted with 39 applies not only to the transfer of such ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1907)
"Instructions to the Ministers Plenipotentiary appointed to negotiate Treaties of Commerce with the European nations. May 7, 1784. ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson. by Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Adgate Lipscomb, Albert Ellery Bergh (1905)
"Insinuations to the Ministers Plenipotentiary appointed to negotiate Treaties of Commerce with the European nations. May 7, 1784. ..."

4. The Poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar, Aeneas James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill (1893)
"DUNBAR AND THE EMBASSY TO LONDON TO negotiate THE MARRIAGE OF JAMES IV. AND MARGARET TUDOR, 1501-2. The former of these entries led to the conjecture that ..."

5. Woodrow Wilson and World Settlement by Ray Stannard Baker (1922)
"Stenographic report of meeting between President Wilson, the Peace Commissioners and technical advisers of the American Commission to negotiate Peace, ..."

6. History of England from the Accession of James I to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1908)
"A to negotiate . He attempts letter from Weston, however, ... The Infanta, it seemed, had consented to request Chichester to negotiate a short armistice, ..."

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