at one's own risk

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of at one's own risk

: with full understanding that what one is doing is dangerous and that one is responsible for one's own safety
  • Swim at your own risk.

Word by Word Definitions

own play
  1. : belonging to oneself or itself

  2. used to express immediate or direct kinship

  1. : to have or hold as property : possess

  2. : to have power or mastery over

  3. : to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed : admit

  1. : one or ones belonging to oneself

risk play
  1. : possibility of loss or injury : peril

  2. : someone or something that creates or suggests a hazard

  3. : the chance of loss or the perils to the subject matter of an insurance contract

  1. : to expose to hazard or danger

  2. : to incur the risk or danger of


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