Definition of Tradeoff

1. Noun. An exchange that occurs as a compromise. "I faced a tradeoff between eating and buying my medicine"

Exact synonyms: Trade-off
Generic synonyms: Exchange, Interchange



Definition of Tradeoff

1. Noun. An advantage or improvement that necessitates the corresponding loss or degradation of something else. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tradeoff

1. a giving up of one thing in return for another [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tradeoff

tradeful
tradeless
tradeline
tradelines
trademark
trademark erosion
trademark erosions
trademark symbol
trademark symbols
trademarkable
trademarked
trademarking
trademarks
tradename
tradenames
tradeoff (current term)
tradeoffs
tradeposts
trader
traders
trades
trades in
trades union
tradescant's aster
tradescantia
tradescantias
tradesfolk
tradesfolks
tradeshow
tradeshows

Literary usage of Tradeoff

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1. OECD Economic Surveys: Sweden by Publishing Oecd Publishing (2005)
"The equity-efficiency tradeoff Many of the challenges discussed in the report have implications for equality. Sweden currently has the second-most equal ..."

2. Putting People on the Map: Protecting Confidentiality with Linked Social by National Research Council (U.S.) (2007)
"... The tradeoff: Confidentiality Versus Access The previous three chapters describe the challenge of preserving confidentiality while facilitating research ..."

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