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Another word for venture

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Noun
  1. An exciting, often hazardous undertaking

      1. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
      2. A business organization.
      3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
      1. A chivalrous or adventurous undertaking.
      2. Chivalrous daring or prowess.
      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. Something undertaken, especially something requiring extensive planning and work

      1. A task or venture undertaken:
      2. The action of beginning a task or venture:
      3. A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
      2. A business organization.
      3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
    See also:

    work

Verb
  1. To expose to possible loss or damage

      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 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 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. 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. 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 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

  3. To run the risk of

      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 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

  4. To take a risk in the hope of gaining advantage

      1. To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
      2. To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
      3. To assume to be true without conclusive evidence:
      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.
    See also:

    gambling

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

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

Noun
      1. To throw with violence:
      2. To put or send suddenly or unexpectedly:
      3. To engage (oneself) in an activity with abandon and energy.
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. One, such as an insect or bird, that flies with wings.
      2. The pilot of an aircraft.
      3. A passenger in an aircraft:
      1. Whatever food happens to be available for a meal, especially when offered to a guest:
      2. A meal at which each guest brings food that is then shared by all.
      3. Whatever is available at a particular time:
      1. To dive, jump, or throw oneself:
      2. To fall rapidly:
      3. To devote oneself to or undertake an activity earnestly or wholeheartedly:
      1. The act of investing.
      2. An amount invested.
      3. Property or another possession acquired for future financial return or benefit.
      1. An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
      2. A business organization.
      3. Industrious, systematic activity, especially when directed toward profit:
      1. A task or venture undertaken:
      2. The action of beginning a task or venture:
      3. A guaranty, pledge, or promise:
      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. A procedure for critical evaluation; a means of determining the presence, quality, or truth of something; a trial:
      2. A series of questions, problems, or physical responses designed to determine knowledge, intelligence, or ability.
      3. A basis for evaluation or judgment:
      1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
      2. Something resembling such a composition:
      3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
      2. To tempt.
      3. To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
      1. A proceeding in which opposing parties in a dispute present evidence and make arguments on the application of the law before a judge or jury:
      2. An instance of such a proceeding:
      3. The act or process of testing, trying, or putting to the proof:
      1. A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
      2. The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
      3. An innovative act or procedure:
      1. To have the courage required for:
      2. To challenge (someone) to do something requiring boldness:
      3. To confront boldly; brave:
      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. 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. 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. Imminent danger:
      2. Exposure to the risk of harm or loss:
      3. Something that endangers or involves risk:
      1. A chance of being injured or harmed:
      2. Risk or danger:
      3. A possible source of danger:
      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. 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:
Verb
      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 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:
      1. A chance of being injured or harmed:
      2. Risk or danger:
      3. A possible source of danger:
      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 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. To engage in a course of reasoning often based on inconclusive evidence; conjecture or theorize.
      2. To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
      3. To assume to be true without conclusive evidence:
      1. To perceive through the sense of touch:
      2. To perceive as a physical sensation:
      3. To touch:
      1. To reach about uncertainly; feel one's way:
      2. To search blindly or uncertainly:
      3. To make (one's way) by reaching about uncertainly.
      1. Qualitative or quantitative analysis of a metal or ore to determine its components.
      2. A substance to be so analyzed.
      3. The result of such an analysis.
      1. To test something in order to see if it works.
      2. (intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition.
      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 test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
      2. The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
      3. An innovative act or procedure:
      1. A short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
      2. Something resembling such a composition:
      3. A testing or trial of the value or nature of a thing:
      1. To try to perform, make, or achieve:
      2. To tempt.
      3. To try to seize or get control of by attacking.