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
Origin: [Aphetic form of OE. aventure. See Adventure.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ven′tūr, n. chance, luck, hazard: that which is put to hazard (esp. goods sent by sea at the sender's risk): an undertaking whose issue is uncertain or dangerous.—v.t. to send on a venture: to expose to hazard: to risk.—v.i. to make a venture: to run a risk: to dare.—n. Ven′tūrer.—adjs. Ven′tūrous, Ven′tūresome.—advs. Ven′tūrously, Ven′tūresomely.—ns. Ven′tūrousness, Ven′tūresomeness.—Venture on, upon, to dare to engage in.—At a venture, at hazard, random. [Short for adventure.]
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British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4540
Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Nouns Frequency: #1492
Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Verbs Frequency: #1096
The numerical value of venture in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of venture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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Translations for venture
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- arriscarCatalan, Valencian
- aventura, arriesgarSpanish
- wagen, risicovolle onderneming of reis, riskerenDutch
- aventurar-se, arriscarPortuguese
- авантюра, рисковать, рискованный, начинание, отваживатьсяRussian
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