HyperDic: danger

English > 4 senses of the word danger:
NOUNstatedangerthe condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
actdanger, risk, perila venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
statedangera cause of pain or injury or loss
locationdangera dangerous place
danger > pronunciation
Soundsdey'njher
RhymesAlger ... wager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > danger: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe condition of being susceptible to harm or injury.
Examples
  • "you are in no danger"
  • "there was widespread danger of disease"
Narrowerclear and present dangerA standard for judging when freedom of speech can be abridged
hazardousness, perilousnessThe state of being dangerous
insecurityThe state of being subject to danger or injury
riskiness, perilA state of danger involving risk
vulnerability, exposureThe state of being vulnerable or exposed
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
OppositesafetyThe state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions
Spanishpeligro
Catalanperill
English > danger: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury.
Example "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
Synonymsrisk, peril
NarrowerchanceA risk involving danger
crapshootA risky and uncertain venture
gambleA risky act or venture
BroaderventureAny venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
Spanishamanaza, peligro, riesgo
Catalanperill, risc
English > danger: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA cause of pain or injury or loss.
Example"he feared the dangers of traveling by air"
Narrowerhazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangermentA source of danger
menace, threatSomething that is a source of danger
powder kegA potentially explosive state
Broadercausal agent, cause, causal agencyAny entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results
Spanishpeligro
Catalanperill
Adjectivesdangerousinvolving or causing danger or risk
English > danger: 4 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningA dangerous place.
Example"He moved out of danger"
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
Adjectivesdangerousinvolving or causing danger or risk

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