What does endanger mean?

Definitions for endanger
ɛnˈdeɪn dʒəren·dan·ger

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril(verb)

    pose a threat to; present a danger to

    "The pollution is endangering the crops"

  2. queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril(verb)

    put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position


  1. endanger(Verb)

    To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Endanger(verb)

    to put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace

  2. Endanger(verb)

    to incur the hazard of; to risk

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Endanger

    en-dān′jėr, v.t. to place in danger: to expose to loss or injury.—ns. Endan′gerer; Endan′germent, hazard, peril.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of endanger in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of endanger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of endanger in a Sentence

  1. Franklin Pierce:

    If the Federal Government will confine itself to the exercise of powers clearly granted by the Constitution , it can hardly happen that its action upon any question should endanger the institutions of the States or interfere with their right to manage matters strictly domestic according to the will of their own people.

  2. Kieran Curtis:

    We expect trend weakness in Turkey though we wouldn't be surprised to see a rally in the near term if a government is formed, with a coalition, there will probably be a greater requirement for pork-barrel politics and the question is will this endanger the fiscal conservatism that's been a hallmark of Turkey so far. We feel quite uncomfortable with this mix.

  3. Austrian Vice-Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner:

    If necessary we must set such an example to show that a border is really a border. Naturally we should be careful to use means that do not endanger lives.

  4. Matteo Salvini:

    I want to save lives but I’m paid by Italians to defend thesafety of Italian citizens. I don’t accept there are organizations ofpseudo-volunteers that endanger the lives of those who flee Africa and thenthink to disembark them all in Italy.

  5. Louise Melling:

    This administration shows itself to be determined to use religious liberty to harm communities it deems less worthy of equal treatment under the law, this rule threatens to prevent people from accessing critical medical care and may endanger people's lives.

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