Synonyms & Antonyms of adventure

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1 an exciting or noteworthy event that one experiences firsthand
  • our quiet hike turned into quite an adventure when we encountered a bear and her cub

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2 a risky undertaking
  • a bold adventure in deep-sea exploration that could imperil the submarine and its crew

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Synonyms & Antonyms of adventure (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to place in danger
  • adventured all his savings in a very risky investment scheme

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2 to take a chance on
  • if I had to adventure a guess, I'd say she's about 35

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The first known use of adventure was in the 15th century

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“Adventure.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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