What does jeopardize mean?

Definitions for jeopardizeˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz

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

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

    put at risk

    "I will stake my good reputation for this"

Wiktionary

  1. jeopardize(Verb)

    To put in jeopardy, to threaten.

    After having an affair with a junior, her chances of promotion were seriously jeopardized.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jeopardize(verb)

    to expose to loss or injury; to risk; to jeopard

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jeopardize in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jeopardize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tad Cummins:

    He loves his wife and has never cheated on his wife and would never do anything to jeopardize his marriage, teacher 1.

  2. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree:

    We know the officer called for backup for a reason ... we'll find that out, we will not jeopardize this investigation by guessing.

  3. Randy Simons:

    People who jeopardize public safety with underage drinking, driving while intoxicated and illegal drug use or possession will not be tolerated.

  4. Emanuel Cleaver:

    I thought that even though this place has become toxic, that nobody would jeopardize the health of millions of people for some political purpose.

  5. Dick Flanary:

    There's a very competitive environment for grant money, foundation money, because of this economy, it could jeopardize a potential funding source.

Images & Illustrations of jeopardize

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Translations for jeopardize

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • gefährden, in [[Gefahr]] [[bringen]]German
  • poner en peligroSpanish
  • ohustamaEstonian
  • vaarantaa, [[saattaa]] [[vaaraan]]Finnish
  • mettre en dangerFrench
  • վտանգել, [[վտանգ]]ի [[ենթարկել]]Armenian
  • mettere a rischioItalian
  • [[危ういJapanese
  • [[xistina]] [[metirsiyê]], [[xistina]] [[talûkê]]Kurdish
  • in [[gevaar]] [[brengen]], bedreigenDutch
  • [[pôr]] [[em jogo]]Portuguese
  • [[подверга́ть]] [[опасность, [[подве́ргнуть]] [[опасностьRussian
  • угро̀зити, ugròzitiSerbo-Croatian
  • riskeraSwedish

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