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(Idiomatic) To take a risk, putting oneself in a vulnerable position.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To take a risk, putting oneself in a vulnerable position.
A possible source of danger:
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  1. A possible source of danger:
  2. (Sports) An obstacle, such as a sand trap, found on a golf course.
  3. Risk; peril; danger; jeopardy
Imminent danger:
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  1. Imminent danger:
  2. Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance. Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance.
  3. Exposure to harm or injury; danger; jeopardy
(Law) Exposure to conviction and punishment; situation of an accused person on trial for a crime
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  1. (Law) Exposure to conviction and punishment; situation of an accused person on trial for a crime
  2. (Law) A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
  3. Jeopardy!, a popular US television game show in which contestants answer clues by responding in the form of a question, hosted originally by Art Fleming and most notably by Alex Trebek.
A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
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  1. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
  2. (Baseball) An opportunity to field a ball on which a fielder is credited with a putout or assist, or is charged with an error
  3. A favorable set of circumstances; an opportunity:
A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
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  1. A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
  2. A risky venture
  3. An act or undertaking of uncertain outcome; a risk:
The thing risked; a stake; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
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  1. The thing risked; a stake; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
  2. An event that is not, or cannot be, foreseen; an accident; chance; contingency.
  3. Chance; fortune
(Countable) A fortuitous event; an accident
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  1. (Countable) A fortuitous event; an accident
  2. The quality or condition of being fortuitous.
  3. Chance or chance occurrence
The quality or condition of being contingent; esp., dependence on chance or uncertain conditions
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  1. The quality or condition of being contingent; esp., dependence on chance or uncertain conditions
  2. Something whose occurrence depends on chance or uncertain conditions; a possible, unforeseen, or accidental occurrence
  3. The condition of being dependent on chance; uncertainty.
A combination of circumstances favorable for the purpose; fit time
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  1. A combination of circumstances favorable for the purpose; fit time
  2. A good chance or occasion, as to advance oneself
  3. A chance for progress or advancement, as in a career.
Something presented to the eye; a scene:
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  1. Something presented to the eye; a scene:
  2. (Mining) A place where a mineral deposit is sought or found
  3. Apparent chance for success
To have the fortune, good or bad
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  1. To have the fortune, good or bad
  2. To take the risk or hazard of:
  3. To leave to chance; risk
To play games of chance for money or some other stake
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  1. To play games of chance for money or some other stake
  2. To take a risk in order to gain some advantage
  3. To risk (something) for potential gain.
(Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
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  1. (Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  2. To do or go at some risk
  3. To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
To venture (something):
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  1. To venture (something):
  2. To attempt or venture
  3. To expose to danger; chance; risk
To expose to peril.
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  1. To expose to peril.
  2. To put in peril; endanger
To threaten with extinction
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  1. To threaten with extinction
  2. To expose to harm or danger; imperil.
  3. To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.
To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
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  1. To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
  2. To put in jeopardy; risk loss, damage, or failure of; endanger
  3. To put in jeopardy, to threaten.
(Idiomatic) To risk; to try something risky.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To risk; to try something risky.
(Idiomatic) To act on one's own authority.
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To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
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  1. To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
  2. To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
  3. To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
(Idiomatic) To be in danger, calling for precise caution; to be in a precarious situation.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To be in danger, calling for precise caution; to be in a precarious situation.
(Idiomatic) To undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group.
(Idiomatic) To do something despite the risks.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To do something despite the risks.
(Idiomatic) To be (to place oneself) in a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To be (to place oneself) in a risky, potentially dangerous or delicate situation.
The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
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  1. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
  2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
  3. A favorable set of circumstances; an opportunity:
A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
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  1. A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
  2. A bet, wager, or other gambling venture.
  3. An act or undertaking of uncertain outcome; a risk:
(--- Archaic) Something risked
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  1. (--- Archaic) Something risked
  2. A chance of being injured or harmed:
  3. Chance, or a chance occurrence
Liability to injury, damage, loss, or pain; peril
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  1. Liability to injury, damage, loss, or pain; peril
  2. A source or an instance of risk or peril.
  3. (Obsolete) Power, especially power to harm.
(Law) The exposure of someone, especially a child, to danger or harm
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  1. (Law) The exposure of someone, especially a child, to danger or harm
  2. The act of putting someone into danger, or the condition of being in danger
A possible source of danger:
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  1. A possible source of danger:
  2. (Sports) An obstacle, such as a sand trap, found on a golf course.
  3. Risk; peril; danger; jeopardy
The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled.
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  1. The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled.
(Law) Exposure to conviction and punishment; situation of an accused person on trial for a crime
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  1. (Law) Exposure to conviction and punishment; situation of an accused person on trial for a crime
  2. Jeopardy!, a popular US television game show in which contestants answer clues by responding in the form of a question, hosted originally by Art Fleming and most notably by Alex Trebek.
  3. (Law) A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance. Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance.
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  1. Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance. Risk of exposure to injury or damage, such as that protected against in an insurance policy. See also insurance.
  2. Imminent danger:
  3. Exposure to harm or injury; danger; jeopardy
A person, thing, or action with a (specified) likelihood of achieving success or bringing about a desired result
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  1. A person, thing, or action with a (specified) likelihood of achieving success or bringing about a desired result
  2. An amount or object risked in a wager; a stake:
  3. (--- Informal) A view or opinion, especially about something that cannot be known at the present time:
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  1. A risky venture
  2. An act or undertaking of uncertain outcome; a risk:
  3. A bet, wager, or other gambling venture.
(--- Archaic) Contemplation or consideration of a subject; meditation.
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  1. (--- Archaic) Contemplation or consideration of a subject; meditation.
  2. Engagement in risky business transactions on the chance of quick or considerable profit.
  3. A thought or conjecture
Agent noun of wage; one who wages.
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  1. Agent noun of wage; one who wages.
  2. A matter bet on; a gamble.
  3. Bet
(Intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.
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  1. (Intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.
  2. To venture upon; undertake or try:
  3. To proceed despite risks:
To arrive at a settlement by making concessions.
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  1. To arrive at a settlement by making concessions.
  2. To reduce the quality, value, or degree of something, such as one's ideals.
  3. To weaken or give up (one's principles, ideals, etc.) as for reasons of expediency
To expose to danger; chance; risk
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  1. To expose to danger; chance; risk
  2. To venture (something):
  3. To attempt or venture
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  1. To risk or offer.
  2. To expose to danger or risk:
  3. (Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.
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  1. To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.
  2. To threaten with extinction
  3. To expose to harm or danger; imperil.
To put in peril; endanger
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  1. To put in peril; endanger
  2. To expose to peril.
To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
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  1. To expose to loss or injury; imperil.
  2. To put in jeopardy; risk loss, damage, or failure of; endanger
  3. To put in jeopardy, to threaten.
To constitute a threat to; endanger:
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  1. To constitute a threat to; endanger:
  2. To threaten or be a danger (to)
To expose to danger or the chance of injury; imperil.
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  1. To expose to danger or the chance of injury; imperil.
  2. (Archaic) To expose to danger; jeopardize; imperil
To express a threat against or give indications of taking hostile action against:
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  1. To express a threat against or give indications of taking hostile action against:
  2. To indicate or be a source of danger or harm:
  3. To cause (someone) to feel that his or her power, social standing, or self-esteem is in danger of being diminished:
To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
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  1. To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
  2. To maintain confidently, as if making a bet:
  3. To make a bet with:
To risk (something) for potential gain.
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  1. To risk (something) for potential gain.
  2. To take a risk in order to gain some advantage
  3. To put up as a stake in gambling; wager.
To put forward as a reproach or an accusation:
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  1. To put forward as a reproach or an accusation:
  2. (Nautical) To put oneself into the position indicated.
  3. (Naut.) To go; proceed
To put (a name) on a posted or published list
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  1. To put (a name) on a posted or published list
  2. After. After in time, order, or position; behind. See also ante. After. After in time, order, or position; behind. See also ante.
  3. To put up (a poster, notice, etc.) on (a wall, post, etc.); placard
To bring about; effect
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  1. To bring about; effect
  2. (Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
  3. To take one's course; move; go (in, out, back, etc.)
To claim, establish, or register as one's own. Often used with out:
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  1. To claim, establish, or register as one's own. Often used with out:
  2. To establish (a claim) in this way
  3. To gamble or risk; hazard:
To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
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  1. To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
  2. To take a risk; dare.
  3. To do or go at some risk
  1. Bet
  2. To make a bet.
  3. To risk or stake (an amount or possession) on an uncertain outcome; bet.
To put oneself
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  1. To put oneself
  2. (Informal) To urinate or defecate:
  3. To be discarded or abolished:
To venture upon; undertake or try:
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  1. To venture upon; undertake or try:
  2. To proceed despite risks:
  3. (Intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.
To have the fortune, good or bad
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  1. To have the fortune, good or bad
  2. To take the risk or hazard of:
  3. To leave to chance; risk
To venture (something):
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  1. To venture (something):
  2. To attempt or venture
  3. To expose to danger; chance; risk
To expose to danger or risk:
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  1. To expose to danger or risk:
  2. (Intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  3. To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
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