Definition of come to terms
1. To reach an agreement or settle a dispute.
2. See come to terms with.
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Coming to terms with the past is an important topic in German society because of twentieth-century history.
However, I am not trying here to come to terms with the past.
I had to come to terms with my present salary.
His coming to terms with the sea felt like a long, drawn-out birth.
Quitter. I tested the words in my head, trying to come to terms with them.
My mother's religion helped her to come to terms with my father's death.
At last they came to terms with their neighbours.
In time, you'll come to terms with what you've done...
After all they came to terms with each other.
(HU) We will have to come to terms with oil prices remaining high in the long term.