Definition of negotiate :
1. To carry on negotiations concerning; to procure or arrange for by negotiation; as, to negotiate peace, or an exchange.
2. To hold intercourse respecting a treaty, league, or convention; to treat with, respecting peace or commerce; to conduct communications or conferences.
3. To intrigue; to scheme.
4. To transact business; to carry on trade.
5. To transfer for a valuable consideration under rules of commercial law; to sell; to pass.
6. 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.
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mediate (part of speech: verb)
- Now, however, Artaxerxes began to negotiate through Tissaphernes, the Greeks maintaining a bold and even contemptuous front, warranted by the king's obvious fear of risking an engagement. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.", Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton.
- Do they condescend to negotiate in person?" - "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
- From the year 1818 to the year 1823, not a session passed without some movement on this point, and some proposition made to request the President to negotiate for the mutual concession of this right of search. - "Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.", Josiah Quincy.