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Meaning of JEOPARDIZE

Pronunciation:  'jepur`dIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
  2. [v]  pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
 

JEOPARDIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: adventure, endanger, hazard, imperil, jeopardise, menace, peril, stake, threaten, venture
 
 See Also: be, exist, lay on the line, put on the line, risk

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jeop"ard*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeopardized}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Jeopardizing}.]
To expose to loss or injury; to risk; to jeopard.

      That he should jeopardize his willful head Only for
      spite at me.                             --H. Taylor.

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

 

 

 

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