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 + ofShe's in danger of failing.We're all in danger of losing our jobs.
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