Search Result for "jeopardy":
1. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune;
- Example: "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
[syn: hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jeopardy \Jeop"ard*y\, n. [OE. jupartie, juperti, jeuparti, OF. jeu parti an even game, a game in which the chances are even; OF. jeu, ju, F. jeu (L. jocus jest) + F. partier to divide, L. partire to divide. See Joke, and Part.] Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger. [1913 Webster] There came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. --Luke viii. 23. [1913 Webster] Look to thyself, thou art in jeopardy. --Shak. Syn: Danger; peril; hazard; risk. See Danger. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Jeopardy \Jeop"ard*y\, v. t. To jeopardize. [R.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] JequirityMoby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
40 Moby Thesaurus words for "jeopardy": accident, breakers ahead, cardhouse, cause for alarm, chance, compromise, crisis, danger, dangerous ground, emergency, endangerment, exposure, gaping chasm, gathering clouds, hap, hazard, house of cards, imperil, imperilment, jeopard, jeopardize, liability, menace, openness, pass, peril, pinch, plight, predicament, quicksand, risk, rocks ahead, sensitiveness, storm clouds, strait, susceptibility, thin ice, threat, uncertainty, vulnerability