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risk

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of risk

  1. 1 something that may cause injury or harm mountain climbing is a risk, but the thrill and challenge are worth it Synonyms of risk hazard, imminence, menace, peril, pitfall, danger, threat, troubleWords Related to risk snare, trap; booby trapNear Antonyms of risk guard, protection, safeguard, shield, ward; asylum, harbor, haven, refuge, retreat, shelter

  2. 2 the state of not being protected from injury, harm, or evil children living in poverty are considered at risk for a number of medical and developmental problems Synonyms of risk distress, endangerment, harm's way, imperilment, jeopardy, peril, danger, troubleWords Related to risk exposure, liability, openness, vulnerability; precariousness, threat; susceptibility, susceptibleness; defenselessness, helplessness, weaknessNear Antonyms of risk preservation, salvation; defense, protection; exemption, immunity, impunity, inviolability, invulnerabilityAntonyms of risk safeness, safety, secureness, security


risk

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of risk

  1. 1 to take a chance on Colette didn't want to risk running out of food for her party, so she bought twice what she thought she would actually need Synonyms of risk adventure, chance, gamble (on), hazard, tempt, venture Words Related to risk beard, brave, brazen, breast, challenge, confront, dare, defy, face, outbrave; compromise, endanger, imperil, jeopardize, menace; expose, subject; bet (on), wager Phrases run the risk of

  2. 2 to place in danger we refuse to risk our life savings on this investment scheme Synonyms of risk adventure, compromise, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopard, jeopardize, menace, peril, endanger, ventureWords Related to risk intimidate, threaten; expose; subject; chance, wagerNear Antonyms of risk guard, protect, shelter, shield; preserve, resume, save



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