Compromit

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.
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