Definitions for ventureˈvɛn tʃər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ven•tureˈvɛn tʃər(n.; v.)-tured, -tur•ing.
(n.)an undertaking involving risk or uncertainty.
a business enterprise in which something is risked in the hope of profit.
the money or property risked in such an enterprise.
(v.t.)to expose to hazard; risk.
to take the risk of; brave:
to venture a voyage.
to undertake to express, in spite of possible contradiction or opposition:
to venture a guess.
(v.i.)to undertake or embark upon a venture:
We ventured deep into the jungle; to venture upon an ambitious program of reform.
to invest venture capital.
Idioms for venture:
at a venture,according to chance; at random.
Origin of venture:
1400–50; late ME, aph. var. of aventureadventure
any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
"he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
"We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
guess, venture, pretend, hazard(verb)
put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
"I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize(verb)
put at risk
"I will stake my good reputation for this"
A risky or daring undertaking or journey.
To undertake a risky or daring journey.
To risk or offer.
to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
Origin: Shortening of adventure.
an undertaking of chance or danger; the risking of something upon an event which can not be foreseen with certainty; a hazard; a risk; a speculation
an event that is not, or can not be, foreseen; an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck
the thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; especially, something sent to sea in trade
to hazard one's self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare
to make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; to take the chances
to expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon
to put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies
to confide in; to rely on; to trust
Translations for venture
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to dare to go
Every day the child ventured further into the forest.
- verder gaanAfrikaans
- престрашавам сеBulgarian
- aventurar-sePortuguese (BR)
- odvážit seCzech
- sich wagenGerman
- vove sigDanish
- τολμώ να προχωρήσωGreek
- aventurar, arriesgarSpanish
- minna julgemaEstonian
- جرات پیش روی پیدا کردنFarsi
- साहस करनाHindi
- osmjeliti se za pokretCroatian
- berani pergiIndonesian
- voga sérIcelandic
- 모험적으로 해보다Korean
- išdrįsti eitiLithuanian
- uzdrošināties dotiesLatvian
- berani pergiMalay
- zich wagenDutch
- våge/driste segNorwegian
- zapuszczać sięPolish
- a se aventuraRomanian
- отваживаться идтиRussian
- odvážiť saSlovak
- drzniti siSlovenian
- usuditi seSerbian
- våga [sig]Swedish
- (gitmeyi) göze almakTurkish
- 冒險Chinese (Trad.)
- відважуватися; насмілюватисяUkrainian
- جسارت کرناUrdu
- mạo hiểm, cả ganVietnamese
- 冒险Chinese (Simp.)
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