in danger

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in danger

1 : in a situation in which loss of life or serious harm is possible
  • We're still in (grave/great/serious) danger.
  • Their lives are in danger.
2 : in a situation in which something bad or harmful is possible usually + of
  • She's in danger of failing.
  • We're all in danger of losing our jobs.

Word by Word Definitions

danger play
  1. : jurisdiction

  2. : reach, range

  3. : harm, damage

  1. : endanger


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