HyperDic: venture

English > 6 senses of the word venture:
NOUNactventureany venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
possessionventure, speculationan investment that is very risky but could yield great profits / profits
actventurea commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
VERBsocialventure, embarkproceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
communicationventure, guess, pretend, hazardput forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
socialventure, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardizeput at risk
venture > pronunciation
Soundsveh'ncher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
English > venture: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAny venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome.
Narrowercampaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effortA series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
experimentA venture at something new or different
joint ventureA venture by a partnership or conglomerate designed to share risk or expertise
risk, peril, dangerA venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
sally, sallying forthA venture off the beaten path
Broaderundertaking, project, task, laborAny piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
Spanishaventura, empresa arriesgada
Catalanempresa arriscada
Verbsventureproceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
English > venture: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningAn investment that is very risky but could yield great profits / profits.
Synonymspeculation
Narrowergamblemoney that is risked for possible monetary gain
pyramid(stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases
smart moneymoney bet or invested by experienced gamblers or investors (especially if they have inside information)
Broaderinvestment, investment fundsmoney that is invested with an expectation of profit
Spanishespeculación
Catalanespeculació
Adjectivesventurousdisposed to venture or take risks
Verbsventureput at risk
English > venture: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit.
Broadercommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Adjectivesventurousdisposed to venture or take risks
Verbsventureput at risk
English > venture: 6 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningproceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
Synonymembark
Broadergo, proceed, moveFollow a procedure or take a course
Spanisharriesgarse, arriesgar, aventurarse, aventurar, embarcarse, embarcar
Catalanarriscar-se, aventurar-se, aventurar, embarcar-se
Nounsventureany venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
venturera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks
English > venture: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningPut forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsguess, pretend, hazard
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
English > venture: 6 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningput at risk.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymshazard, 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
Nounsventurea commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
venturean investment that is very risky but could yield great profits / profits
venturera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys taking risks

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