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English verb: negociate

1. negociate (social) be successful; achieve a goal

SamplesShe succeeded in persuading us all.
I managed to carry the box upstairs.
She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it.
The pianist negociated the difficult runs.

Synonymsbring off, carry off, manage, pull off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods, succeed, win


2. negociate (possession) sell or discount

SamplesNegociate securities.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)sell

Domain categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilism

3. negociate (possession) transfer by endorsement to another in return for value received

SamplesNegociate a bond.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)transfer

4. negociate (motion) succeed in passing through, around, or over

SamplesThe hiker negociated the high mountain pass.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass

5. negociate (communication) confer with another in order to come to terms or reach an agreement

SamplesThe parties negociated all night.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)discuss, hash out, talk over

Narrower (hyponym)horse-trade, parley, renegociate, renegotiate, treat

6. negociate (communication) discuss the terms of an arrangement

SamplesThey negotiated the sale of the house.

ExamplesSam and Sue negociate, Sam wants to negociate with Sue

Synonymsnegotiate, talk terms

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)discuss, hash out, talk over

Narrower (hyponym)arbitrate, bargain, broker, dicker, intercede, intermediate, liaise, mediate, renegociate, renegotiate

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