Antonyms for negotiate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ni-goh-shee-eyt
Phonetic Transcription : nɪˈgoʊ ʃiˌeɪt

Definition of negotiate

Origin :
  • "to communicate in search of mutual agreement," 1590s, back-formation from negotiation, or else from Latin negotiatus, past participle of negotiari. In the sense of "tackle successfully" (1862), it at first meant "to clear on horseback a hedge, fence, or other obstacle" and "originated in the hunting-field; those who hunt the fox like also to hunt jocular verbal novelties" [Gowers, 1965]. Related: Negotiated; negotiating.
  • verb bargain, discuss
  • verb traverse, cross
Example sentences :
  • We will negotiate for it, sacrifice for it; we will not surrender for it—now or ever.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Some had goods or possessions, of which they wished to negotiate the sale.
  • Extract from : « The Intelligence Office (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Joel Barlow, the poet, was sent to Paris to negotiate the sale of the lands.
  • Extract from : « Chronicles of Border Warfare » by Alexander Scott Withers
  • In fact, the girl was evidently feeling a strain at having to negotiate with him at all.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • The Temple women have heard of her, and they sent a woman to negotiate.
  • Extract from : « Lotus Buds » by Amy Carmichael
  • He prided himself on being able to negotiate with men of any manners or none.
  • Extract from : « The Island Mystery » by George A. Birmingham
  • Now what I want you to do is to go off to the steamer and negotiate with the admiral.
  • Extract from : « The Island Mystery » by George A. Birmingham
  • And they are seemingly prepared to negotiate its terms on that assumption.
  • Extract from : « England and Germany » by Emile Joseph Dillon
  • I should like to know what good you are, if I am to negotiate with these creatures myself!
  • Extract from : « Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Charles James Lever
  • If nothing else offer, I'll try and negotiate an exchange with Flynn.
  • Extract from : « Charles Lever, His Life in His Letters, Vol. II (of II) » by Edmund Downey

Synonyms for negotiate

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