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Meaning of ENDANGER

Pronunciation:  en'deynjeyr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
  2. [v]  pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
 

ENDANGER is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: expose, imperil, jeopardise, jeopardize, menace, peril, peril, queer, scupper, threaten
 
 See Also: affect, be, bear on, bear upon, compromise, exist, impact, subject, touch, touch on

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En*dan"ger\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Endangered}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Endangering}.]
1. To put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose
   to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace.

         All the other difficulties of his reign only
         exercised without endangering him.    --Burke.

2. To incur the hazard of; to risk. [Obs.]

         He that turneth the humors back . . . endangereth
         malign ulcers.                        --Bacon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: chance, compromise, encounter danger, expose, gamble, gamble with, hazard, imperil, incur danger, jeopard, jeopardize, jeopardy, lay open, menace, peril, put in danger, put in jeopardy, risk, threaten, venture
 

 

 

 

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