Danger Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Danger

The amount that an insurance company stands to lose.
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(Insurance) An event which causes a loss, or the risk of a specific such event.
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(Court Tennis) Any of the three openings on the side (hazard side) of the court in which service is received
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Exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury
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A threat or the act of threatening
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An indication of impending danger or harm:
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Tendency to behave or react violently or erratically
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(Uncountable) The property of being slippery.
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Exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury
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Bold; willing to take risks; adventurous.
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The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled.
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The state or quality of being desultory.
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(Law) A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
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An unsuspected difficulty, danger, or error that one may fall into
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Dangerous, involving risks.
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(Statistics) The estimated amount or percentage by which an estimated or calculated value may differ from the true value.
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A state of being uncertain or unstable.
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The act of putting someone into danger, or the condition of being in danger
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(Canada, US, often attributive) The department of a hospital that treats emergencies.
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The definition of a crisis is a turning point or a difficult or dark time when disasters are happening or when tough decisions must be made.
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The condition or quality of being exigent; urgency
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Of or pertaining to Circe, the Greek goddess, a mythological enchantress who first charmed her victims and then changed them into animals.
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Not safe from danger
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Full of or involving peril; dangerous or risky.
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The definition of pernicious is deadly or very destructive.
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(Informal) Annoying; mischievous; bothersome
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(Biology, of the colouring of some insects etc) Acting as a sign of danger.
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Susceptible to physical harm or damage:
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The condition or quality of being difficult:
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Something imminent; esp., impending evil, danger, etc.
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(Now Rare) An impeding or being impeded; obstruction
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A human skull facing forward with crossbones beneath, as traditionally pictured on pirates' flags and now used as a warning sign as on poisons
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A treacherous or deceitful person
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(Countable) An act or case of reckless boldness.
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To expose to danger, harm, or loss; imperil
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To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
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(Countable) a specific weakness in the protections or defences surrounding someone or something.
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The property of being shaky.
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An unfortunate or trying position or condition; a tight spot.
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The brink of a dangerous situation.
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Containing errors or alterations, especially ones that prevent proper understanding or use:
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Relating to criticism or careful analysis, such as literary or film criticism.
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Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
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Having a menacing aspect:
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Capable of being ignited; able to burn.
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About to occur; impending:
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The definition of insidious is something or someone who works in a subtle or sly way, or in an intent to trap.
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An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
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The state of being subject to danger; vulnerability
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Appearance in public or in the mass media:
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The definition of precarious is something dependent on forces or circumstances outside one's control.
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A financial speculation or business venture.
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Risky, dangerous, with the nature of a hazard.
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To expose to peril.
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Antonyms for Danger

(American football) Any of the defensive players who are in position furthest from the line of scrimmage and whose responsibility is to defend against passes as well as to be the tacklers of last resort.
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Protection is a person or thing that shields from danger, pain or discomfort, or money paid to avoid violence or prosecution.
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The state of being careful.
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A preserving or being preserved
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Protection; watch:
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Safety; the condition of being protected against harm.
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The protection of the body from a disease caused by an infectious agent, such as a bacterium or virus. Immunity may be natural (that is, inherited) or acquired.
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A precautionary measure:
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The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
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Anything certain; definite act
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Synonym Study

  • Risk implies the voluntary taking of a dangerous chance
  • Hazard implies a foreseeable but uncontrollable possibility of danger, but stresses the element of chance the hazards of hunting big game
  • Jeopardy emphasizes exposure to extreme danger liberty is in jeopardy under tyrants
  • Peril suggests great and imminent danger in peril of death
  • Danger is the general term for liability to injury or evil, of whatever degree or likelihood of occurrence the danger of falling on icy walks
Find another word for danger. In this page you can discover 82 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for danger, like: risk, peril, hazard, safety, jeopardous, destabilizing factor, menace, catastrophe, protection, confusion and care.