compromise-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: settle by concession

Will the union and management compromise on the contract before the deadline?
Congress and the President must compromise on the energy bill.
She's very hard to work with because she never compromises.

VerbNet: correspond-36.1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: compromise.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2

Sense Number 2: impair the integrity of; weaken

She compromised her reputation by meeting with him alone.
The illness compromised his immune system.
The agent's secret identity has been compromised.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: compromise.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3