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compromit


compromit


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Compromit  \Com"pro*mit`\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Compromitted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Compromitting}.]  [L.  compromittere  See 
  {Compromise},  n.] 
  1.  To  pledge  by  some  act  or  declaration;  to  promise.  --State 
  Trials  (1529). 
 
  2.  To  put  to  hazard,  by  some  indiscretion;  to  endanger;  to 
  compromise;  as  to  compromit  the  honor  or  the  safety  of  a 
  nation.