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.

 

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