What does jeopardy mean?

Definitions for jeopardyˈdʒɛp ər di

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment(noun)

    a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune

    "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"


  1. Jeopardy(ProperNoun)

    , a popular television game show in which contestants answer clues by responding in the form of a question, hosted originally by and most notably by .

  2. jeopardy(Noun)

    Danger of loss, harm, or failure.

    The poor condition of the vehicle put its occupants in constant jeopardy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jeopardy(noun)

    exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger

  2. Jeopardy(verb)

    to jeopardize

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jeopardy

    jep′ard-i, n. hazard, danger.—vs.t. Jeop′ard, Jeop′ardise, to put in jeopardy.—n. Jeop′arder.—adj. Jeop′ardous, exposed to danger or loss.—adv. Jeop′ardously. [Fr. jeu parti, a divided game—Low L. jocus partitus—L. jocus, a game, partitus, divided—partīri, to divide.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jeopardy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jeopardy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Dewey:

    Anyone who has begun to think places some portion of the world in jeopardy.

  2. Walt Whitman:

    Judging from the main portion of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.

  3. Ardes Johnson:

    SolarWorld has increased its sales in recent months, with the trade duties in place. But if the duties go away, our sales agreements would be in jeopardy.

  4. Jason Chaffetz:

    We're very united, Republicans and Democrats, in saying that the safety of the President is paramount, and we're putting this person in jeopardy, and his family in jeopardy.

  5. Yul Brynner:

    Simple femininity is the most important thing about a woman, and it is a quality a great many women are in jeopardy of losing. Women are being emancipated out of their femininity in this modern age.

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