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negotiate Explained

negotiate at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


negotiate at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

W3S3 v [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: , past participle of negotiari 'to do business', from negotium 'business', from neg- 'not' + otium 'time for relaxing']//
1 [I and T] to discuss something in order to reach an agreement, especially in business or politics: negotiate with// --The government refuses to negotiate with terrorists.// negotiate an agreement/contract etc // --Union leaders have negotiated an agreement for a shorter working week.// --His first aim is to get the warring parties back to the negotiating table (=used to refer to official discussions) .//
2 [T] to succeed in getting past or over a difficult place on a path, road etc: --Guido swung the steering-wheel round to negotiate a corner.//

negotiate at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

161 Moby Thesaurus words for "negotiate":
abalienate, act between, adjust, advise with, agree, alien,
alienate, amortize, arbitrate, arrange, assign, bargain, barter,
beat down, bequeath, bid, bid for, bounce, bound, buck, buckjump,
call in, capriole, cede, chaffer, cheapen, clear, clear the hurdle,
collogue, come along, come on, compare notes, compose, concert,
confer, confer with, consign, consult, consult with, contract,
contrive, convey, counsel, covenant, curvet, cut the mustard, deed,
deed over, deliberate, deliver, demise, devolve upon, dicker,
discuss, discuss with, drive a bargain, enfeoff, engineer,
exchange, exchange observations, exchange views, get along, get by,
get on, give, give title to, go between, go on, hack it, haggle,
hand, hand down, hand on, hand over, have conversations, higgle,
hippety-hop, hold conference, hop, huckster, hurdle, intercede,
intermediate, interpose, intervene, jew down, judge, jump,
jump over, leap, leap over, leapfrog, make it, make out, make over,
make terms, make the grade, manage, manage somehow, mediate,
meet halfway, moderate, muddle through, outbid, over, overjump,
overleap, overskip, palaver, parley, pass, pass on, pass over,
pounce, pounce on, pounce upon, powwow, put heads together,
put over, put through, reason with, refer to, referee, represent,
scrape along, sell, settle, settle on, sign away, sign over,
sit down together, sit down with, ski jump, skip, spring, start,
start aside, start up, steeplechase, step in, succeed in, surmount,
surrender, swing, swing the deal, take counsel, take up with,
talk over, trade, transact, transfer, transmit, treat with,
turn over, umpire, underbid, updive, upleap, upspring, vault,
worry along

negotiate at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Mediation): mediate, intercede, interfere, intervene, step in, negotiate, meet halfway, arbitrate, bargain, umpire.

[V] (Contract): contract, agree to, promise, negotiate, stipulate, bargain, barter, come to terms, compromise, complete, settle, confirm, clinch, sign.

negotiate at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 [V] ~ (with sb) (for / about sth) to try to reach an agreement by formal discussion:
The government will not negotiate with terrorists. * We have been negotiating for more pay. * a strong negotiating position * negotiating skills
2 [VN] to arrange or agree sth by formal discussion:
to negotiate a deal / contract / treaty / settlement * We successfully negotiated the release of the hostages.
3 [VN] to successfully get over or past a difficult part on a path or route:
The climbers had to negotiate a steep rock face.

Negotiate at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Negotiate \Ne*go"ti*ate\, v. i. [L. negotiatus, p. p. of
negotiari, fr. negotium business; nec not + otium leisure.
Cf. {Neglect}.]
1. To transact business; to carry on trade. [Obs.] --Hammond.

2. To treat with another respecting purchase and sale or some
business affair; to bargain or trade; as, to negotiate
with a man for the purchase of goods or a farm.

3. To hold intercourse respecting a treaty, league, or
convention; to treat with, respecting peace or commerce;
to conduct communications or conferences.

He that negotiates between God and man Is God's
ambassador. --Cowper.

4. To intrigue; to scheme. [Obs.] --Bacon.

Negotiate \Ne*go"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Negotiated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Negotiating}.]
1. To carry on negotiations concerning; to procure or arrange
for by negotiation; as, to negotiate peace, or an

Constantinople had negotiated in the isles of the
Archipelago . . . the most indispensable supplies.

2. To transfer for a valuable consideration under rules of
commercial law; to sell; to pass.

The notes were not negotiated to them in the usual
course of business or trade. --Kent.

negotiate at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v : discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the
sale of the house" [syn: {negociate}, {talk terms}]

negotiate at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: was wotd » 2007|February|21
Inter: wikipedia » Negotiation


From Latin Inter: term » negotiatus, past participle of Inter: term » negotiari||to carry on business, from Inter: term » negotium||business (Eng. usg. 1599), from Inter: term » nec||not + Inter: term » otium||leisure, ease, inactivity.


* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /nəˈɡəʊ.ʃi.eɪt/|/nɪˈɡəʊ.si.eɪt/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /n@g@(U)Se(I)t/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /nəˈɡoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/|/nɪˈɡoʊ.ʃi.eɪt/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /n@go(U)Se(I)t/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-negotiate.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-verb » negotiat|ing

  • Inter: intransitiv » e To confer with others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement.
    1. : 1963: "You are quite right in calling for negotiation. Indeed, this is the very purpose of direct action. Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and foster such a tension that a community which has constantly refused to negotiate is forced to confront the issue." —Martin Luther King, Jr., to the eight fellow clergymen who opposed the civil rights action, "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Why We Cant Wait''
    2. Inter: transitiv » e To arrange or settle something by mutual agreement.
    3. : We negotiated the contract to everyones satisfaction.''
    4. Inter: transitiv » e To succeed in coping with, or getting over something.
    5. : We negotiated the mountain track with difficulty.
    6. : Although the car was quite rickety, he could negotiate the curves very well.
    7. Inter: quote-news »

    |date=June 29
    |author=Kevin Mitchell
    |title=Roger Federer back from Wimbledon 2012 brink to beat Julien Benneteau
    |work=the Guardian
    |passage=Novak Djokovic earlier had negotiated his own tricky passage through the fifth day. 

    Derived terms

    * negotiable
    • negotiation
    • negotiator
    • negotiatory


      Inter: trans-top » confer to reach an agreement (intransitive)
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|negociar
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|談判|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|谈判|tr=tánpàn|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|vyjednávat
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|onderhandelen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|négocier
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|verhandeln

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|交渉|tr=こうしょうする, kōshō suru|alt=交渉する|sc=Jpan
  • Inter: trreq » Korean
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|forhandle
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|negocjować
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|вести переговоры|tr=vestí peregovóry|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t- » ru|провести переговоры|tr=provestí peregovóry|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Swedish: förhandla, underhandla

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » arrange a mutual agreement (transitive)
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|vyjednat
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|neuvotella
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|négocier
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|aushandeln

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: trreq » Korean
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|forhandle, Inter: t+ » no|drøfte
  • Polish: negocjować
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|договариваться|tr=dogovárivatʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|договориться|tr=dogovorítʹsja|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Swedish: förhandla, underhandla

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » coping with, getting over
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|négocier
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|überwinden
    • Polish: pokonywać

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|преодолевать|tr=preodolevátʹ|sc=Cyrl Inter: imp » f, Inter: t+ » ru|преодолеть|tr=preodolét|sc=Cyrl Inter: pf » .
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|klara av

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1



    Inter: la-part-form » negōtiāte
  • Inter: inflection of » negotiatus|negōtiātus|voc|m|s|lang=la

  • Translation: cs » negotiate
    Translation: de » negotiate
    Translation: et » negotiate
    Translation: el » negotiate
    Translation: fr » negotiate
    Translation: ko » negotiate
    Translation: io » negotiate
    Translation: it » negotiate
    Translation: kn » negotiate
    Translation: hu » negotiate
    Translation: mg » negotiate
    Translation: ml » negotiate
    Translation: my » negotiate
    Translation: ja » negotiate
    Translation: pl » negotiate
    Category: simple:negotiate -
    Translation: fi » negotiate
    Translation: ta » negotiate
    Translation: te » negotiate
    Translation: tr » negotiate
    Translation: uk » negotiate
    Translation: vi » negotiate
    Translation: zh » negotiate