come to terms

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come to terms (third-person singular simple present comes to terms, present participle coming to terms, simple past came to terms, past participle come to terms)

  1. (idiomatic, of two or more parties, often with a prepositional phrase) to reach an agreement or settle a dispute.
    We hope someday she and her mother will come to terms on the matter.
  2. (idiomatic, with "with") See come to terms with.

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