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adventure

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of adventure

  1. 1 an exciting or noteworthy event that one experiences firsthand <our quiet hike turned into quite an adventure when we encountered a bear and her cub> Synonyms emprise, experience, exploit, gest (or geste), happening, time Related Words escapade, lark, ploy; act, action, deed, doing, feat; episode, occasion; baptism, ordeal, test, trial, tribulation; enterprise, risk, venture; expedition, exploration, mission, performance, quest, stunt Near Antonyms bore, bummer, bust, downer, drag

  2. 2 a risky undertaking <a bold adventure in deep-sea exploration that could imperil the submarine and its crew> Synonyms gamble, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flier (also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, throw, ventureRelated Words bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, playAntonyms sure thing




adventure

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of adventure

  1. 1 to place in danger <adventured all his savings in a very risky investment scheme> Synonyms endanger, compromise, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopard, jeopardize, menace, peril, risk, ventureRelated Words intimidate, threaten; expose; subject; chance, wagerNear Antonyms guard, protect, shelter, shield; preserve, resume, save

  2. 2 to take a chance on <if I had to adventure a guess, I'd say she's about 35> Synonyms risk, chance, gamble (on), hazard, tempt, ventureRelated Words beard, brave, brazen, breast, challenge, confront, dare, defy, face, outbrave; compromise, endanger, imperil, jeopardize, menace; expose, subject; bet (on), wager





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