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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Negotiate  \Ne*go"ti*ate\,  v.  i.  [L.  negotiatus  p.  p.  of 
  negotiari  fr  negotium  business;  nec  not  +  otium  leisure. 
  Cf  {Neglect}.] 
  1.  To  transact  business;  to  carry  on  trade  [Obs.]  --Hammond. 
  2.  To  treat  with  another  respecting  purchase  and  sale  or  some 
  business  affair;  to  bargain  or  trade  as  to  negotiate 
  with  a  man  for  the  purchase  of  goods  or  a  farm. 
  3.  To  hold  intercourse  respecting  a  treaty,  league,  or 
  convention;  to  treat  with  respecting  peace  or  commerce; 
  to  conduct  communications  or  conferences. 
  He  that  negotiates  between  God  and  man  Is  God's 
  ambassador.  --Cowper. 
  4.  To  intrigue;  to  scheme.  [Obs.]  --Bacon. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Negotiate  \Ne*go"ti*ate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Negotiated};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Negotiating}.] 
  1.  To  carry  on  negotiations  concerning;  to  procure  or  arrange 
  for  by  negotiation;  as  to  negotiate  peace,  or  an 
  Constantinople  had  negotiated  in  the  isles  of  the 
  Archipelago  .  .  .  the  most  indispensable  supplies. 
  2.  To  transfer  for  a  valuable  consideration  under  rules  of 
  commercial  law;  to  sell  to  pass. 
  The  notes  were  not  negotiated  to  them  in  the  usual 
  course  of  business  or  trade  --Kent. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  :  discuss  the  terms  of  an  arrangement;  "They  negotiated  the 
  terms"  [syn:  {negociate},  {talk  terms}] 

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