endanger


en·dan·ger

verb \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

1964

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