wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup
Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Jenny Lind
jenny wren
Jens Otto Harry Jespersen
Jensen
Jenson
Jentling
Jeofail
jeon
Jeonju
Jeopard
JEOPARD; JEOPARDY
Jeoparded
Jeoparder
Jeoparding
jeopardise
Jeopardized
Jeopardizing
Jeopardous
Jeopardously
Jeopardy
Jephthah
Jephthah's vow
Jephunneh
jepub
Jequirity
jequirity bean
Jequitinhonha
Jer

Jeopardize definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

JEOPARDIZE, v.t. jep'ardize. To expose to loss or injury; to jeopard. [This is a modern word, used by respectable writers in America, but synonymous with jeopard and therefore useless.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops" [syn: endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril]
2: put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this" [syn: venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-dized; -dizing) Date: 1582 to expose to danger or risk ; imperil

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (also -ise) endanger; put into jeopardy.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Jeopardize Jeop"ard*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jeopardized; p. pr. & vb. n. Jeopardizing.] To expose to loss or injury; to risk; to jeopard. That he should jeopardize his willful head Only for spite at me. --H. Taylor.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(jeopardizes, jeopardizing, jeopardized) Note: in BRIT, also use 'jeopardise' To jeopardize a situation or activity means to do something that may destroy it or cause it to fail. He has jeopardised the future of his government... = threaten, endanger VERB: V n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. [Recent.] Hazard, endanger. See jeopard.

Moby Thesaurus

compromise, encounter danger, endanger, expose, gamble, gamble with, hazard, imperil, incur danger, jeopard, jeopardy, lay open, menace, peril, put in danger, put in jeopardy, risk, threaten, venture




 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup