verb en·dan·ger \in-ˈdān-jər, en-\

: to cause (someone or something) to be in a dangerous place or situation

en·dan·gereden·dan·ger·ing\-ˈdānj-riŋ, -ˈdān-jə-\

Full Definition of ENDANGER

transitive verb
:  to bring into danger or peril <recklessly endangering innocent lives>
intransitive verb
:  to create a dangerous situation <driving to endanger>
en·dan·ger·ment \-ˈdān-jər-mənt\ noun

Examples of ENDANGER

  1. Parents feared that the dog could endanger their children.
  2. The severe drought has endangered crops throughout the area.

First Known Use of ENDANGER

ENDANGER Defined for Kids


verb en·dan·ger \in-ˈdān-jər\

Definition of ENDANGER for Kids

:  to expose to possible harm :  risk


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