Definitions for ventureˈvɛn tʃər

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. venture(noun)

    any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

  2. speculation, venture(noun)

    an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits

    "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"

  3. venture(verb)

    a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit

  4. venture, embark(verb)

    proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

    "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"

  5. 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"

  6. venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize(verb)

    put at risk

    "I will stake my good reputation for this"

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  1. venture(Noun)

    A risky or daring undertaking or journey.

  2. venture(Verb)

    To undertake a risky or daring journey.

  3. venture(Verb)

    To risk or offer.

  4. venture(Verb)

    to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on

  5. Origin: Shortening of adventure.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Venture(noun)

    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

  2. Venture(noun)

    an event that is not, or can not be, foreseen; an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck

  3. Venture(noun)

    the thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; especially, something sent to sea in trade

  4. Venture(verb)

    to hazard one's self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare

  5. Venture(verb)

    to make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; to take the chances

  6. Venture(verb)

    to expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon

  7. Venture(verb)

    to put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies

  8. Venture(verb)

    to confide in; to rely on; to trust

  9. Origin: [Aphetic form of OE. aventure. See Adventure.]

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  1. Venture

    Venture is a 1981 arcade game by Exidy. It was ported to a number of home consoles, including the Atari 2600, ColecoVision and Intellivision systems.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4540

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Nouns Frequency: #1492

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Verbs Frequency: #1096


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