HyperDic: adventure

English > 3 senses of the word adventure:
NOUNactadventure, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertakinga wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful / lawful / lawful)
VERBsocialadventure, gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, run a risk, take a chancetake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
socialadventure, venture, hazard, stake, jeopardizeput at risk
adventure > pronunciation
Soundsaedveh'ncher; ahdveh'ncher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > adventure: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful / lawful / lawful).
Synonymsescapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking
Broaderundertaking, project, task, laborAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
Spanishandanza, aventura, aventura riesgosa, empresa peligrosa, escapada
Catalanaventura
Adjectivesadventuristicof or pertaining to adventurism
adventurouswilling to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
Nounsadventurera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
Verbsadventureput at risk
adventuretake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
English > adventure: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsgamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, run a risk, take a chance
Narrowergo for brokerisk everything in one big effort
luck it, luck throughact by relying on one's luck
Broadertry, seek, attempt, essay, assaymake an effort or attempt
Spanishapostar, arriesgarse, arriesgar, aventurarse, aventurar, correr un riesgo, poner en peligro
Catalanarriscar
Nounsadventurea wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful / lawful / lawful)
adventurera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
English > adventure: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningput at risk.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsventure, hazard, stake, jeopardize
Broaderrisk, put on the line, lay on the lineexpose to a chance of loss or damage
Spanishaventurar, poner en peligro
Catalanarriscar, aventurar
Nounsadventurea wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful / lawful / lawful)
adventurera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks

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