Simple Definition of imperil
: to put (something or someone) in a dangerous situation
Examples of imperil
The toxic fumes imperiled the lives of the trapped miners.
The financial health of the company was imperiled by a string of bad investments.
a list of imperiled species
First Known Use of imperil
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Definition of imperil
im·per·iled or im·per·illedim·per·il·ing or im·per·il·ling
: to place in great danger <They rescued their imperiled comrades.>
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