risk one's life

Definition of risk one's life

  1. :  to do something very dangerous that could result in one's death She risked her life to help him.

Word by Word Definitions

riskplay
  1. :  possibility of loss or injury :  peril

    :  someone or something that creates or suggests a hazard

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

  1. :  to expose to hazard or danger

    :  to incur the risk or danger of

lifeplay
  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model


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