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hazard

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hazard

  1. 1 something that may cause injury or harm the tumbledown old barn was considered a fire hazard Synonyms danger, imminence, menace, peril, pitfall, risk, threat, troubleRelated Words snare, trap; booby trapNear Antonyms guard, protection, safeguard, shield, ward; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter

  2. 2 the uncertain course of events it was only by hazard and good fortune that we found our way back to the trail Synonyms accident, casualty [archaic], circumstance, hap, chance, luckRelated Words fortuitousness, fortuity, haphazardry, randomness, uncertainty; fluke, happenchance, happenstance; destiny, doom, fate, fortune, lot; danger, peril, riskNear Antonyms intent, intention, purpose; design, outline, plan, scheme


hazard

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hazard

  1. 1 to place in danger just so the tourists could see the sea lions up close, the captain needlessly hazarded his ship Synonyms adventure, compromise, gamble (with), endanger, imperil, jeopard, jeopardize, menace, peril, risk, ventureRelated Words intimidate, threaten; expose; subject; chance, wagerNear Antonyms guard, protect, shelter, shield; preserve, resume, save

  2. 2 to take a chance on was unwilling to hazard landing the plane on the small island, which didn't even have an airfield Synonyms adventure, chance, gamble (on), risk, tempt, ventureRelated Words beard, brave, brazen, breast, challenge, confront, dare, defy, face, outbrave; compromise, endanger, imperil, jeopardize, menace; expose, subject; bet (on), wager



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