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hazard

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hazard

  1. 1 something that may cause injury or harm <the tumbledown old barn was considered a fire hazard> Synonyms danger, imminence, menace, peril, pitfall, risk, threat, troubleRelated Words snare, trap; booby trapNear Antonyms guard, protection, safeguard, shield, ward; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter

  2. 2 the uncertain course of events <it was only by hazard and good fortune that we found our way back to the trail> Synonyms accident, casualty [archaic], circumstance, hap, chance, luckRelated Words fortuitousness, fortuity, haphazardry, randomness, uncertainty; fluke, happenchance, happenstance; destiny, doom, fate, fortune, lot; danger, peril, riskNear Antonyms intent, intention, purpose; design, outline, plan, scheme




hazard

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hazard

  1. 1 to place in danger <just so the tourists could see the sea lions up close, the captain needlessly hazarded his ship> Synonyms adventure, compromise, gamble (with), endanger, 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 <was unwilling to hazard landing the plane on the small island, which didn't even have an airfield> Synonyms adventure, chance, gamble (on), risk, 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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