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ne·go·ti·ate

 (nĭ-gō′shē-āt′)
v. ne·go·ti·at·ed, ne·go·ti·at·ing, ne·go·ti·ates
v.intr.
To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement: "It is difficult to negotiate where neither will trust" (Samuel Johnson).
v.tr.
1. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement: negotiate a contract.
2. To transfer (an instrument, such as a promissory note) to another party by means of endorsement.
3.
a. To succeed in going over or through: negotiate a sharp curve.
b. To succeed in accomplishing or managing: negotiate a difficult musical passage.

[Latin negōtiārī, negōtiāt-, to transact business, from negōtium, business : neg-, not; see ne in Indo-European roots + ōtium, leisure.]

ne·go′ti·a′tor n.
ne·go′tia·to′ry (-shə-tôr′ē, -shē-ə-) adj.

negotiate

(nɪˈɡəʊʃɪˌeɪt)
vb
1. to work or talk (with others) to achieve (a transaction, an agreement, etc)
2. (tr) to succeed in passing through, around, or over: to negotiate a mountain pass.
3. (Banking & Finance) (tr) finance
a. to transfer (a negotiable commercial paper) by endorsement to another in return for value received
b. to sell (financial assets)
c. to arrange for (a loan)
[C16: from Latin negōtiārī to do business, from negōtium business, from nec not + ōtium leisure]
neˈgotiˌator n

ne•go•ti•ate

(nɪˈgoʊ ʃiˌeɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing. v.i.
1. to deal or bargain with another or others, as in the preparation of a treaty or contract.
v.t.
2. to bring about by discussion and settlement of terms: to negotiate a loan.
3. to move through, around, or over in a satisfactory manner: to negotiate a sharp curve.
4. to transfer (a draft, promissory note, etc.) to a new owner by endorsement and delivery or by delivery.
[1590–1600; < Latin negōtiātus, past participle of negōtiārī to trade, v. derivative of negōtium work, business =neg- not + ōtium leisure]
ne•go′ti•a`tor, n.
ne•go′ti•a•to`ry (-əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

negotiate


Past participle: negotiated
Gerund: negotiating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.negotiate - discuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"
arbitrate, intercede, intermediate, liaise, mediate - act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"
renegociate, renegotiate - revise the terms of in order to limit or regain excess profits gained by the contractor; "We renegociated our old mortgage now that the interest rates have come down"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
bargain, dicker - negotiate the terms of an exchange; "We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar"
broker - act as a broker
2.negotiate - succeed in passing through, around, or over; "The hiker negociated the high mountain pass"
go across, pass, go through - go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind"

negotiate

verb
1. bargain, deal, contract, discuss, debate, consult, confer, mediate, hold talks, arbitrate, cut a deal, conciliate, parley, discuss terms The president may be willing to negotiate with the democrats.
2. arrange, manage, settle, work out, bring about, transact The local government and the army have negotiated a truce.
3. get round, clear, pass, cross, pass through, get over, get past, surmount I negotiated the corner on my motorbike.

negotiate

verb
1. To argue about the terms, as of a sale:
2. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning:
3. To pass by or over safely or successfully:
Translations
يَتَداوَل أو يَبْحَث في مَوضوعيَتفَاوَضُيَجْتازُ عَقَبَهيُفاوِض، يَتَفاوَض
vyjednatvyjednávatzdolatdohodnout
forhandleforhandle sig frem tilovervinde
neuvotella
pregovarati
szerzõdést kötvesz
komast yfir/gegnum, yfirstígasemja , leita samningasemja, gera samning
交渉する
협상하다
derėjimasisderybininkasderybomis gautiderybomis pasiektiderybos
panākt noslēgšanupārvarētvest sarunas
vyjednávaťzdolať
pogajati se
förhandla
ต่อรอง
görüşmekmüzakere etmekpazarlık yapmaksorunu çözmekanlaşmaya varmak
thương lượng

negotiate

[nɪˈgəʊʃɪeɪt]
A. VT
1. (= arrange) [+ treaty] → negociar; [+ loan, deal] → negociar, gestionar
2. (= get round, over) [+ bend] → tomar; [+ hill] → subir; [+ obstacle] → salvar, franquear; [+ river, stream] → pasar, cruzar
B. VInegociar
to negotiate fornegociar para obtener
to negotiate for peacenegociar para obtener la paz, entablar negociaciones de paz
to negotiate with sbnegociar con algn

negotiate

[nɪˈgəʊʃieɪt]
vinégocier
They were not prepared to negotiate → Ils n'étaient pas prêts à négocier.
to negotiate with sb → négocier avec qn
to negotiate with sb for sth → négocier avec qn en vue d'obtenir qch
to negotiate for sth → engager des négociations pour qch
to begin negotiating for sth → entamer les négociations pour qch
His agent had just begun negotiating for his next book → Son agent venait juste d'entamer les négociations pour son prochain livre.
vt
[+ agreement, treaty, truce] → négocier
In 1967 he negotiated a trade agreement with Ghana → En 1967, il négocia un accord commercial avec le Ghana.
(= get round) [+ obstacle] → négocier; [+ bend in road] → négociernegotiating table ntable f des négociations

negotiate

vt
(= discuss)verhandeln über (+acc); (= bring about)aushandeln
bend in roadnehmen; (horse) fencenehmen; river, mountain, rapidspassieren; obstacle, difficultyüberwinden
(Comm) shareshandeln mit; saletätigen (form)
viverhandeln (→ for über +acc)

negotiate

[nɪˈgəʊʃɪˌeɪt]
1. vt
a. (Comm) (treaty, loan, sale) → negoziare, trattare
b. (obstacle, difficulty, hill) → superare; (river) → passare; (bend in road) → prendere
2. vitrattare, condurre (le) trattative
to negotiate with sb for sth → trattare con qn per ottenere qc

negotiate

(niˈgəuʃieit) verb
1. to bargain or discuss a subject in order to agree.
2. to arrange (a treaty, payment etc), usually after a long discussion.
3. to get past (an obstacle or difficulty).
neˈgotiator noun
neˌgotiˈation noun
Negotiations ended without any settlement being reached; The dispute was settled by negotiation.

negotiate

يَتفَاوَضُ vyjednat forhandle verhandeln διαπραγματεύομαι negociar neuvotella négocier pregovarati negoziare 交渉する 협상하다 onderhandelen forhandle wynegocjować negociar вести переговоры förhandla ต่อรอง görüşmek thương lượng 商议
References in classic literature ?
Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.
To the joy and pride of the whole army, a personal interview was refused, and instead of the Sovereign, Prince Dolgorukov, the victor at Wischau, was sent with Savary to negotiate with Napoleon if, contrary to expectations, these negotiations were actuated by a real desire for peace.
Why negotiate, and above all why retreat, when to retreat is so contrary to his method of conducting war?
I was so small that, in order to negotiate the pail, I sat down and gathered it into my lap.
Petersburg, to negotiate in his name as president of the American Fur Company, had, under sanction of the Russian government, made a provisional agreement with the Russian company.
Jack went out to get a napoleon changed, so as to have money suited to the general cheapness of things, and came back and said he bad "swamped the bank, had bought eleven quarts of coin, and the head of the firm had gone on the street to negotiate for the balance of the change.
He could conceal his heart; had more endurance; he could swim longer, and steer a canoe better than any of his people; he could shoot straighter, and negotiate more tortuously than any man of his race I knew.
As the single gentleman after some weeks' occupation of his lodgings, still declined to correspond, by word or gesture, either with Mr Brass or his sister Sally, but invariably chose Richard Swiveller as his channel of communication; and as he proved himself in all respects a highly desirable inmate, paying for everything beforehand, giving very little trouble, making no noise, and keeping early hours; Mr Richard imperceptibly rose to an important position in the family, as one who had influence over this mysterious lodger, and could negotiate with him, for good or evil, when nobody else durst approach his person.
Again, as Titus Livius noteth, in the case of Antiochus and the AEtolians, There are sometimes great effects, of cross lies; as if a man, that negotiates between two princes, to draw them to join in a war against the third, doth extol the forces of either of them, above measure, the one to the other: and sometimes he that deals between man and man, raiseth his own credit with both, by pretending greater interest than he hath in either.
run by President Clinton's former chief of staff John Podesta], continued: "During the 2006 elections, candidates across the country promised to give Medicare more market muscle by giving Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices.