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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. Be successful; achieve a goal
    "The pianist negotiated the difficult runs";
    - pull off, bring off, carry off, manage
     
  4. Confer with another in order to come to terms or reach an agreement
    "The parties negotiated all night"
     
  5. Sell or discount
    "negotiate securities"
     
  6. Transfer by endorsement to another in return for value received
    "negotiate a bond"

Derived forms: negotiating, negotiates, negotiated

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