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endanger

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verb, en·dan·ger \in-ˈdān-jər, en-\

Simple Definition of endanger

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of endanger

endangeredendangeringplay \-ˈdānj-riŋ, -ˈdān-jə-\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bring into danger or peril <recklessly endangering innocent lives>

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to create a dangerous situation <driving to endanger>

endangerment play \-ˈdān-jər-mənt\ noun

Examples of endanger in a sentence

  1. Parents feared that the dog could endanger their children.

  2. The severe drought has endangered crops throughout the area.



1964

First Known Use of endanger

1964



ENDANGER Defined for Kids

endanger

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verb en·dan·ger \in-ˈdān-jər\

Definition of endanger for Students

endangeredendangering

  1. :  to expose to possible harm :  risk




Law Dictionary

endanger

transitive verb en·dan·ger

Legal Definition of endanger

  1. :  to bring into danger or peril

  2. intransitive verb
  3. :  to create a dangerous situation <charged with driving to endanger>





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