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Another word for risk

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Noun
  1. A possibility of danger or harm

      1. A chance of being injured or harmed:
      2. Risk or danger:
      3. A possible source of danger:
      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

  2. Exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

    See also:

    safety

  3. A venture depending on chance

      1. An agreement under which each bettor pledges a certain amount to the other depending on the outcome of an unsettled matter.
      2. A matter bet on; a gamble.
      3. Something that is staked on an uncertain outcome; a bet:
      1. Reasoning based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or supposition.
      2. A conclusion, opinion, or theory reached by conjecture.
      3. Contemplation or consideration of a subject; meditation.
      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. An agreement usually between two parties that the one who has made an incorrect prediction about an uncertain outcome will forfeit something stipulated to the other; a wager:
      2. An amount or object risked in a wager; a stake:
      3. One on which a stake is or can be placed:
    See also:

    gambling

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. A chance of being injured or harmed:
      2. Risk or danger:
      3. A possible source of danger:
      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 subject to danger or destruction

    See also:

    safety

  3. To put up as a stake in a game or speculation

      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. An agreement under which each bettor pledges a certain amount to the other depending on the outcome of an unsettled matter.
      2. A matter bet on; a gamble.
      3. Something that is staked on an uncertain outcome; a bet:
      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. 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:
      1. To place in a specified location; set:
      2. To cause to be in a specified condition:
      3. To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
      1. A long piece of wood or other material set upright into the ground to serve as a marker or support.
      2. A support for a beam in the framework of a building.
      3. A terminal of a battery.
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      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. An agreement usually between two parties that the one who has made an incorrect prediction about an uncertain outcome will forfeit something stipulated to the other; a wager:
      2. An amount or object risked in a wager; a stake:
      3. One on which a stake is or can be placed:
    See also:

    gambling

  4. 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. A chance of being injured or harmed:
      2. Risk or danger:
      3. A possible source of danger:
      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

Another word for risk

Noun
  1. Danger

    See also:

    danger

  2. The basis of a chance

Verb
  1. See also:

    chance

Idioms: