What does Venture mean?

Definitions for Venture
ˈvɛn tʃərVen·ture

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Venture.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Venture

    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

  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

How to pronounce Venture?

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How to say Venture in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Venture in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Venture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Venture in a Sentence

  1. Josh Engel:

    The village enacted this unconstitutional scheme primarily as a money making venture, they increased their spending significantly after the scheme was put in place and it was basically used to fill holes in their budget that would traditionally have come from raising taxes.

  2. Jin Zhongkun:

    There's a whole ecosystem that has developed around Alibaba, it used to be that Zhejiang was supported by small and medium-sized enterprises that focused on exports, but now you see a lot of really good venture capital firms.

  3. Andrew Carter:

    We take a relatively dim view of the venture's Canadian prospects in justifying the implied value ceded by Canopy, canadian cannabis brand development is difficult with restrictions specifically prohibiting utilizing celebrity names, and we believe Canopy is ceding a cash flow positive asset.

  4. Arvind Kejriwal:

    We have learnt this from the world that the less you venture outside, the less you come in contact with the world that much we can save ourselves, we are saying this repeatedly that you can save yourself from coronavirus.

  5. Peter Newton:

    When you speak to the companies, they'll say 'I really want to find a family office to invest in me... that'll help us grow far better than a venture capitalist who wants to come in, make his money in four years then disappear,'.

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