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Meaning: RISK

1(n)a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
Type: 'noun.state'
Usage: 'drinking alcohol is a health hazard'
Synonym: endangerment, hazard, jeopardy, peril,
2(n)a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
Type: 'noun.act'
Usage: 'he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime'
Usage: 'there was a danger he would do the wrong thing'
Synonym: danger, peril,
3(n)the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Synonym: risk of infection,
4(n)the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Synonym: risk of exposure,
1(v)expose to a chance of loss or damage
Type: ''
Usage: 'We risked losing a lot of money in this venture'
Usage: 'Why risk your life?'
Usage: 'She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong'
Synonym: lay on the line, put on the line,
2(v)take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
Type: ''
Usage: 'When you buy these stocks you are gambling'
Synonym: adventure, chance, gamble, hazard, run a risk, take a chance, take chances,

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