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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Negotiate \Ne*go"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Negotiated; p. pr. & vb. n. Negotiating.] 1. To carry on negotiations concerning; to procure or arrange for by negotiation; as, to negotiate peace, or an exchange. [1913 Webster] Constantinople had negotiated in the isles of the Archipelago . . . the most indispensable supplies. --Gibbon. [1913 Webster] 2. To transfer for a valuable consideration under rules of commercial law; to sell; to pass. [1913 Webster] The notes were not negotiated to them in the usual course of business or trade. --Kent. [1913 Webster]