Definition of run a risk
- You're running a risk by crossing the street without looking both ways.
- He is not afraid of running risks.
: to go faster than a walk
: to move at a fast gallop
: flee, retreat, escape
: an act or the action of running : continued rapid movement
: a quickened gallop
: a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn
: being in a melted state
: made from molten material : cast in a mold
: having made a migration or spawning run
: 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
: to expose to hazard or danger
: to incur the risk or danger of
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