To subject to danger or destruction
She couldn't endanger these people.
I won't endanger your men if I'm not here.
I don't want to lose her and there's no way I'll endanger what we're doing.
If she did not follow her destiny soon, she, too, would endanger all she loved.
But they asserted that a narrow and retrogressive policy, such as Kruger was following, was the very thing to endanger that independence.