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Verb: negotiate  ni'gow-shi,eyt
  1. Discuss the terms of an arrangement
    "They negotiated the sale of the house";
    - negotiate, talk terms
     
  2. Succeed in passing through, around, or over
    "The hiker negotiated the high mountain pass";
    - negotiate
     
  3. Sell or discount
    "negotiate securities"
     
  4. Confer with another in order to come to terms or reach an agreement
    "The parties negotiated all night"
     
  5. Transfer by endorsement to another in return for value received
    "negotiate a bond"
     
  6. Be successful; achieve a goal
    "The pianist negotiated the difficult runs";
    - pull off, bring off, carry off, manage

Derived forms: negotiated, negotiates, negotiating

Type of: bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, discuss, flog [Brit], go across, go through, hash out, pass, sell, succeed, talk over, transfer, win

Encyclopedia: Negotiate