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Another word for hazard

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Noun
  1. An unexpected random event

  2. The quality shared by random, unintended, or unpredictable events or this quality regarded as the cause of such events

    See also:

    certain

  3. Exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

    See also:

    safety

  4. A possibility of danger or harm

      1. The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
      2. A factor, thing, element, or course involving uncertain danger; a hazard:
      3. The danger or probability of loss to an insurer.
      1. To bet on an uncertain outcome, as of a contest.
      2. To play a game of chance for stakes.
      3. To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
    See also:

    safety

Verb
  1. To expose to possible loss or damage

      1. An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
      2. A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain.
      3. Something, such as money or cargo, at hazard in a risky enterprise.
      1. The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
      2. A factor, thing, element, or course involving uncertain danger; a hazard:
      3. The danger or probability of loss to an insurer.
      1. A settlement of differences in which each side makes concessions.
      2. The result of such a settlement.
      3. Something that combines qualities or elements of different things:
      1. An undertaking or enterprise of a hazardous nature.
      2. An undertaking of a questionable nature, especially one involving intervention in another state's affairs.
      3. An unusual or exciting experience:
    See also:

    safety

  2. To run the risk of

      1. An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
      2. A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain.
      3. Something, such as money or cargo, at hazard in a risky enterprise.
      1. The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
      2. A factor, thing, element, or course involving uncertain danger; a hazard:
      3. The danger or probability of loss to an insurer.
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
      1. An undertaking or enterprise of a hazardous nature.
      2. An undertaking of a questionable nature, especially one involving intervention in another state's affairs.
      3. An unusual or exciting experience:
    See also:

    safety

  3. To have the courage to put forward, as an idea, especially when rebuff or criticism is likely

      1. An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
      2. A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain.
      3. Something, such as money or cargo, at hazard in a risky enterprise.
      1. To give a false appearance of; feign:
      2. To claim or allege insincerely or falsely:
      3. To represent fictitiously in play; make believe:
      1. To take for granted as being true in the absence of proof to the contrary:
      2. To constitute reasonable evidence for assuming; appear to prove:
      3. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
      1. To have the courage required for:
      2. To challenge (someone) to do something requiring boldness:
      3. To confront boldly; brave:
    See also:

    try

Another word for hazard

Noun
  1. Danger

      1. Risk of loss or injury; peril or danger.
      2. A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
      1. Imminent danger:
      2. Exposure to the risk of harm or loss:
      3. Something that endangers or involves risk:
      1. The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.
      2. A factor, thing, element, or course involving uncertain danger; a hazard:
      3. The danger or probability of loss to an insurer.
    See also:

    danger

  2. Luck

      1. An unexpected and undesirable event, especially one resulting in damage or harm:
      2. An unforeseen event that is not the result of intention or has no apparent cause:
      3. An instance of involuntary urination or defecation.
      1. The fact or state of being possible:
      2. Something that is possible:
      3. One that is capable of being chosen or of being made real:
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
Verb
      1. To predict (a result or an event) without sufficient information.
      2. To assume, presume, or assert (a fact) without sufficient information.
      3. To form a correct estimate or conjecture of:
      1. To make an effort to do or accomplish (something); attempt:
      2. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
      3. To make an effort to open (a closed door or window).
      1. A piece of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground as a marker, fence pole, or tent peg.
      2. A vertical post to which an offender is bound for execution by burning.
      3. Execution by burning. Used with the: