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risk tak·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gambler, risk takernoun

    someone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement


  1. risk taker

    In simple terms, risk is the possibility of something bad happening. Risk involves uncertainty about the effects/implications of an activity with respect to something that humans value (such as health, well-being, wealth, property or the environment), often focusing on negative, undesirable consequences. Many different definitions have been proposed. The international standard definition of risk for common understanding in different applications is “effect of uncertainty on objectives”.The understanding of risk, the methods of assessment and management, the descriptions of risk and even the definitions of risk differ in different practice areas (business, economics, environment, finance, information technology, health, insurance, safety, security etc). This article provides links to more detailed articles on these areas. The international standard for risk management, ISO 31000, provides principles and generic guidelines on managing risks faced by organizations.


  1. risk taker

    A risk taker is an individual or entity that is willing to engage in actions or decisions that carry a potential for unfavorable or negative outcomes, in the hope or expectation of achieving a significant return or positive outcome. This kind of behavior is generally associated with entrepreneurs, investors and high-level business decision makers, who regularly need to make significant decisions with uncertain outcomes. Risk takers are often characterized by their confidence, resilience, and willingness to challenge the status quo.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of risk taker in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of risk taker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of risk taker in a Sentence

  1. Mike Stice:

    He was a risk taker beyond most people’s comfort level.

  2. Nick Mavodones:

    Michael Davidson was skilled, prudent and confident, but I would not call Michael Davidson a risk-taker.

  3. Rebekah Koffler:

    Putin is a cold-blooded, typical Russian autocratic leader and a very calculated risk-taker. He’s simply executing a plan that he has been hatching for 20 years.

  4. Jimmy Kimmel:

    I didn’t realize I was on camera – but then my phone started just buzzing with text after text and I was like ‘Oh, I think I might have been on camera,’ fergie even apologized for her performance. She said she tried her best and the reasons she decided to sing the song that way because she is a ‘risk taker.’.

  5. Matteo Berrettini:

    I have forever done everything cautiously, but now it is time to be a risk taker.

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