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danger

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of danger

  1. 1 the state of not being protected from injury, harm, or evil <he knew he was in danger when he received the threatening phone calls at home> Synonyms distress, endangerment, harm's way, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, risk, trouble Related Words exposure, liability, openness, vulnerability; precariousness, threat; susceptibility, susceptibleness; defenselessness, helplessness, weakness Near Antonyms preservation, salvation; defense, protection; exemption, immunity, impunity, inviolability, invulnerability Antonyms safeness, safety, secureness, security

  2. 2 something that may cause injury or harm <willing to face the dangers of the Arctic in quest of the Northwest Passage> Synonyms hazard, imminence, menace, peril, pitfall, risk, threat, trouble Related Words snare, trap; booby trap Near Antonyms guard, protection, safeguard, shield, ward; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter




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