risk

All Noun Verb
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  • Info Risk is the potential of losing something of value. more...
  • The process of birth itself may also put the mother at risk.
  • Fish oil has only a small benefit on the risk of early birth.
  • There is, however, a greater risk of side effects with their use.
  • Most people don't want to think about long-term risk.
  • However he performed other services risking his life and those of his family.
  • In Risk, two or more players may team up against others.
  • While he was risking his money, she would try to win his money. Cited from The Chink in the Armour, by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • He risked his whole military career when he did that because he did it against orders.
  • It does not affect the overall risk of death in either men or women.
  • Critics do not believe that these risks can be reduced through new technology.
  • The risk of death from natural causes such as heart disease is twice that of the general population.
  • Where was the water he had risked his life to bring them? Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • He said that he thought his medical career might be risked by playing hockey.
  • I am risking a position which it has taken me twenty years to secure. Cited from A Maker of History, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • In children, growth and development may be at risk.
  • You have risked your life for one who was known to you only for a few days. Cited from The Coral Island, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • I took advantage of this natural cover for getting my men forward without risking a shot. Cited from In the Field (1914-1915), by Marcel Dupont
  • We are in danger, and he has risked his life to save us. Cited from Wild Bill's Last Trail, by Ned Buntline
  • Many women and children risked their lives helping military operations at the front line.
  • He decided to give life to a few weak soldiers and risked death himself.
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Meaning of risk

  • noun A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
    he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime, there was a danger he would do the wrong thing
  • noun The probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
  • noun The probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
  • verb Expose to a chance of loss or damage
    We risked losing a lot of money in this venture, Why risk your life?, She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong