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

Derived forms: negotiates, negotiated, negotiating

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

Encyclopedia: Negotiate