- n an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
he made a bargain with the devil
- n an advantageous purchase
she got a bargain at the auction
- v negotiate the terms of an exchange
We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar
- v come to terms; arrive at an agreement
- Also urges Clinton not to "bargain" with Obama about exiting the race: "You don't bargain with the Presidential nominee.
- The plea bargain was a public humiliation for Dwayne Andreas, a political insider who has funneled millions in corporate contributions to Republican and Democratic candidates.
- At the dawn of the 21st century, America is, if nothing else, the land of the bargain.
- Rod Blagojevich in New York Times
I'm going to keep this Senate option for me a real possibility, you know, and therefore I can drive a hard bargain,Mr. Blagojevich said in a recorded conversation with an adviser, according to the affidavit.
- Patric Verrone in San Francisco Chronicle
If any of these companies want to come forward and bargain with us individually, we think we can make a deal,Patric Verrone, head of the Writers Guild of America West, told The Associated Press on Monday while talking to picketing writers at...
- Denny Chin in International Herald Tribune
There is no plea bargain here. Those victims who objected to a plea bargain no longer have a reason to object,Chin said.