Definitions for jeopardizeˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jeop•ard•izeˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to put in jeopardy; hazard; risk; imperil.

Origin of jeopardize:

1640–50

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

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