Textual thesaurus for "risk"

(noun) danger, peril

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

(noun) risk of exposure

the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent

(noun) risk of infection

the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred

(noun) hazard, jeopardy, peril, endangerment

a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune

drinking alcohol is a health hazard

(verb) take a chance, take chances, adventure, run a risk, chance, hazard, gamble

take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

When you buy these stocks you are gambling

(verb) put on the line, lay on the line

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