Definitions for venture
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word venture.
any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
"he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
"We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
guess, venture, pretend, hazardverb
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"
venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardizeverb
put at risk
"I will stake my good reputation for this"
A risky or daring undertaking or journey.
To undertake a risky or daring journey.
To risk or offer.
to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
Etymology: Shortening of adventure.
A venture is a business enterprise or undertaking that involves risk, with the hope or expectation of achieving a profit or gain. This could involve starting a new business, taking on a new project, investing in financial markets or pursuing other opportunities. For instance, a joint venture describes a business agreement in which two or more parties agree to pool their resources for the purpose of achieving a specific task or project.
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
an event that is not, or can not be, foreseen; an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck
the thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; especially, something sent to sea in trade
to hazard one's self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare
to make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; to take the chances
to expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon
to put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies
to confide in; to rely on; to trust
Etymology: [Aphetic form of OE. aventure. See Adventure.]
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
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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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Venture is ranked #135593 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Venture surname appeared 124 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Venture.
50.8% or 63 total occurrences were White.
26.6% or 33 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
19.3% or 24 total occurrences were Black.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4540
Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Nouns Frequency: #1492
Rank popularity for the word 'venture' in Verbs Frequency: #1096
The numerical value of venture in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of venture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
This is a unique situation, a very large percentage of venture-backed start-ups utilize some kind of debt, but it's usually much smaller and from a combination of traditional banks or 'venture debt'.
The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
Don't view these as imports because with Algeria we're going to create a joint venture. It's like a business mixing two types of crude ... and it sells at a very good price.
It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener.
It's a big raise. Insight Venture Partners realize that, insight Venture Partners are investing across the board.
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- arriscarCatalan, Valencian
- arriesgar, aventuraSpanish
- audeo, ventureLatin
- wagen, riskeren, risicovolle onderneming of reisDutch
- arriscar, risco, aventurar-sePortuguese
- начинание, авантюра, рисковать, рискованный, отваживатьсяRussian
- liên doanhVietnamese
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