take a risk

Definition of take a risk

  1. :  to do something that may result in loss, failure, etc. Every time you invest money, you're taking a risk.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

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


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