Definitions for venturer
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
a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
a person who enjoys taking risks
One who ventures; a traveller or explorer.
One who undertakes a business venture.
one who ventures, or puts to hazard; an adventurer
a strumpet; a prostitute