Definitions for jeopardizeˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz

This page provides all 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

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. Senator Chris:

    One thing about Malcolm Turnbull is he's no fool, he's very happy to be in the position he's in today, and I don't think he wants to do anything to jeopardize that position.

  5. Pedro Alonso:

    In many countries, progress is threatened by the rapid development and spread of mosquito resistance to insecticides. Drug resistance could also jeopardize recent gains in malaria control.

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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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