HyperDic: hazard

English > 6 senses of the word hazard:
NOUNstatehazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangermenta source of danger
phenomenonhazard, luck, fortune, chancean unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way / way rather than another
artifacthazardan obstacle on a golf course
VERBcommunicationhazard, guess, venture, pretendput forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
socialhazard, venture, adventure, stake, jeopardizeput at risk
socialhazard, gamble, chance, risk, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chancetake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
hazard > pronunciation
Soundshhae'zerd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > hazard: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune.
Example"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
Synonymsjeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment
Narrowerhealth hazardhazard to the health of those exposed to it
moral hazard(economics) the lack of any incentive to guard against a risk when you are protected against it (as by insurance)
occupational hazardAny condition of a job that can result in illness or injury
sword of DamoclesA constant and imminent peril
BroaderdangerA cause of pain or injury or loss
Spanishpeligro, riesgo
Catalanperill, risc
Adjectiveshazardousinvolving risk or danger
Verbshazardtake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
hazardput at risk
English > hazard: 6 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningAn unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way / way rather than another.
Synonymsluck, fortune, chance
Narrowerbad luck, mischance, mishapAn unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate / unfortunate
tossup, toss-up, even chanceAn unpredictable phenomenon
BroaderphenomenonAny state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
Spanishazar, fortuna, peligro, suerte, ventura
Catalanatzar, fortuna, sort, ventura
Verbshazardput forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
English > hazard: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn obstacle on a golf course.
Part ofgolf course, links coursecourse consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
Narrowerbunker, sand trap, trapA hazard on a golf course
water hazardhazard provided by ponds of water that the golfer must avoid
BroaderobstacleAn obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
Spanishobstáculo de campo
English > hazard: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningPut forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsguess, venture, pretend
Narrowerpredict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promisemake a prediction about
suspect, surmiseimagine to be the case or true or probable
Broaderspeculatetalk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion
Spanishadivinar, aparentar, aventurar, conjeturar, especular, fingir
Catalanaparentar, aventurar, conjecturar, endevinar, fingir
Nounshazardan unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way / way rather than another
English > hazard: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningput at risk.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsventure, adventure, stake, jeopardize
Broaderrisk, put on the line, lay on the lineexpose to a chance of loss or damage
Spanishaventurar, poner en peligro
Catalanarriscar, aventurar
Nounshazarda source of danger
English > hazard: 6 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningTake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsgamble, chance, risk, take chances, adventure, 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
Nounshazarda source of danger

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