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risks

noun
plural of risk

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that may cause injury or harm
  • mountain climbing is a risk, but the thrill and challenge are worth it

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risks

verb
present tense third-person singular of risk

Synonyms & Antonyms of risks (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to place in danger
  • we refuse to risk our life savings on this investment scheme

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“Risks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/risks. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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