HyperDic: peril

English > 5 senses of the word peril:
NOUNstateperil, hazard, jeopardy, risk, endangermenta source of danger
stateperil, riskinessa state of danger involving risk
actperil, risk, dangera venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
VERBstativeperil, endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperilpose a threat to
communicationperil, queer, expose, scupper, endangerput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
peril > pronunciation
Soundspeh'rahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > peril: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune.
Synonymshazard, jeopardy, 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
Adjectivesperilousfraught with danger
Verbsperilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
perilpose a threat to
English > peril: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of danger involving risk.
Synonymriskiness
Narrowerspeculativenessfinancial risk
BroaderdangerThe condition of being susceptible to harm or injury
Spanishescabrosidad, peligrosidad
Catalanescabrositat, perillositat
Adjectivesperilousfraught with danger
Verbsperilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
perilpose a threat to
English > peril: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury.
Synonymsrisk, danger
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
Adjectivesperilousfraught with danger
Verbsperilput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
English > peril: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningpose a threat to; present a danger to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelSam cannot peril Sue
Synonymsendanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil
Broaderexist, beHave an existence, be extant
Spanishamenazar, arriesgar, conminar, exponer al peligro, hacer peligrar, poner en peligro
Catalanamenaçar, arriscar, posar en perill
Nounsperila source of danger
perila state of danger involving risk
English > peril: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsqueer, expose, scupper, endanger
Narrowercompromiseexpose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
Broaderaffect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touchHave an effect upon
Spanisharriesgar, comprometer, exponer
Catalanarriscar, comprometre, exposar
Nounsperila venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
perila source of danger
perila state of danger involving risk

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