hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment(noun)
a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
, 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 .
Danger of loss, harm, or failure.
The poor condition of the vehicle put its occupants in constant jeopardy.
exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of jeopardy in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of jeopardy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Anyone who has begun to think places some portion of the world in jeopardy.
Judging from the main portion of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
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.
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.
I want to create a secure channel that people can use to transfer information without putting themselves in jeopardy, i'm not entirely against the protection of sensitive information, but I also believe the new law has many problems.
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