Student Thesaurus

One entry found for negotiate.
Entry Word: negotiate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to bring about through discussion and compromise <wanted to negotiate a higher salary before she accepted the job offer>
Synonyms arrange, concert, conclude
Related Words settle (on or upon); bargain, chaffer, deal, dicker, haggle, horse-trade, palter; agree; contract, covenant; argue, debate, discuss, hammer (out), hash (over), reason, talk, talk over, work out
2 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently <she's good at negotiating conflicts between coworkers> -- see HANDLE 1
3 to plan out usually with subtle skill or care <the prisoners negotiated their escape by using Morse code to tap messages to each other through the walls> -- see ENGINEER
4 to talk over or dispute the terms of a purchase <told them I'd take $8,000 for the car and wasn't in the mood to negotiate> -- see BARGAIN