Temporize

POS: intr. v.

Definitions:

1. To accept or adapt to a situation; to compromise

2. To postpone a decision in order to gain time


Sentences:

1. The Great Compromise was made because one side wanted one thing and the other side wanted another so they temporized and combined the two.

2. The soccer team was trying to temporize so their coach could get to the game before they started.


Synonyms:

-balk

-delay

-hesitate


Antonyms:

-advance

-further

-rush

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