What does jeopardize mean?

Definitions for jeopardizeˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jeopardize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril(verb)

    pose a threat to; present a danger to

    "The pollution is endangering the crops"

  2. venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize(verb)

    put at risk

    "I will stake my good reputation for this"

Wiktionary

  1. jeopardize(Verb)

    To put in jeopardy, to threaten.

    After having an affair with a junior, her chances of promotion were seriously jeopardized.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jeopardize(verb)

    to expose to loss or injury; to risk; to jeopard

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jeopardize in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jeopardize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree:

    We know the officer called for backup for a reason ... we'll find that out, we will not jeopardize this investigation by guessing.

  2. Dick Flanary:

    There's a very competitive environment for grant money, foundation money, because of this economy, it could jeopardize a potential funding source.

  3. Donnie Smith:

    We won't jeopardize animal well-being just to get there, we'll use the best available treatments to keep our chickens healthy, under veterinary supervision.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    That amnesty program has now been declared illegal by a federal court, so Senate Democrats should look very closely at this opinion and decide if they are willing to jeopardize national security, which is both reckless and irresponsible.

  5. Ben Rhodes:

    We have problems with this legislation in its own right, but our principal focus right now is, let's give time and space to the negotiators to see if they get this done, do not take action over the course of the next couple of months that could jeopardize those negotiations by backing the Iranians and the rest of the world away from the table.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • gefährden, in [[Gefahr]] [[bringen]]German
  • poner en peligroSpanish
  • ohustamaEstonian
  • vaarantaa, [[saattaa]] [[vaaraan]]Finnish
  • mettre en dangerFrench
  • վտանգել, [[վտանգ]]ի [[ենթարկել]]Armenian
  • mettere a rischioItalian
  • [[危ういJapanese
  • [[xistina]] [[metirsiyê]], [[xistina]] [[talûkê]]Kurdish
  • in [[gevaar]] [[brengen]], bedreigenDutch
  • [[pôr]] [[em jogo]]Portuguese
  • [[подверга́ть]] [[опасность, [[подве́ргнуть]] [[опасностьRussian
  • угро̀зити, ugròzitiSerbo-Croatian
  • riskeraSwedish

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