What is another word for

risk

risk as in expose to a chance of loss or damage
  • "We risked losing a lot of money in this venture"
  • "Why risk your life?"
  • "She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong"

Synonyms

  • put on the lineexpose to a chance of loss or damage
  • lay on the lineexpose to a chance of loss or damage
risk as in take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"

Synonyms

  • gambletake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; play games for money ; money that is risked for possible monetary gain ; a risky act or venture
  • chanceoccurring or appearing or singled out by chance; a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; a risk involving danger; a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; the possibility of future success; be the case by chance; take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; come upon, as if by accident
  • hazarda source of danger; an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; an obstacle on a golf course ; put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; put at risk; take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • take chancestake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • adventurea wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) ; take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; put at risk
  • run a risktake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • take a chancetake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
risk as in a source of danger
  • "a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune"
  • "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"

Synonyms

  • hazardput forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; put at risk; take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; a source of danger; an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; an obstacle on a golf course
  • jeopardya source of danger
  • perilpose a threat to; put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position ; a source of danger; a state of danger involving risk ; a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
  • endangermenta source of danger
risk as in a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
  • "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"
  • "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"

Synonyms

  • perilpose a threat to; put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position ; a source of danger; a state of danger involving risk ; a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
  • dangerthe condition of being susceptible to harm or injury; a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; a cause of pain or injury or loss; a dangerous place
risk as in the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred

    Synonyms

    • risk of infectionthe probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
    risk as in the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent

      Synonyms

      • risk of exposurethe probability of being exposed to an infectious agent