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Synonyms for danger
ˈdeɪn dʒərdan·ger

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. danger

    Danger is exposure to possible evil, which may be either near and probable or remote and doubtful; peril is exposure to imminent and sharply threatening evil, especially to such as results from violence. An invalid may be in danger of consumption; a disarmed soldier is in peril of death. Jeopardy is nearly the same as peril, but involves, like risk, more of the element of chance or uncertainty; a man tried upon a capital charge is said to be put in jeopardy of life. Insecurity is a feeble word, but exceedingly broad, applying to the placing of a dish, or the possibilities of a life, a fortune, or a government. Compare HAZARD.

    hazard, insecurity, jeopardy, peril, risk

    defense, immunity, protection, safeguard, safety, security, shelter

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. danger

    peril, hazard, risk, jeopardy, insecurity, venture

    security, custody, defense, safety, premunition, precaution

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dangernoun

    the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury

    "you are in no danger"; "there was widespread danger of disease"

    peril, risk


  2. risk, peril, dangernoun

    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"

    jeopardy, risk of infection, risk, peril, riskiness, risk of exposure, hazard, endangerment


  3. dangernoun

    a cause of pain or injury or loss

    "he feared the dangers of traveling by air"

    peril, risk


  4. dangernoun

    a dangerous place

    "He moved out of danger"

    peril, risk


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dangernoun

    peril, hazard, risk, jeopardy, venture

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dangernoun

    jeopardy, hazard, peril, insecurity, risk, exposure, imminence, impediment

    safety, immunity, security, shelter, safeguard, protection


  1. List of known nicknames for "Danger":

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How to use danger in a sentence?

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Delay always breeds danger.

  2. Tom Noel:

    Then once we got closer and could see the amount of growth on it I knew it was a long time in the water and that it was only a danger to navigation so I notified the Coastguard of its position.

  3. David Doniger:

    The Trump administration's problem is ironically the same as the Obama administration in that they are trying to do big things and cement them in place but they are in danger of running out of time.

  4. Zoo Director Andreas Knieriem:

    The most difficult phase was the first month, where we needed to be extra careful because there is a danger of infectious diseases coming from outside.

  5. Phelix Crittenden:

    As a trans person, my life is always in danger, i feel I was fortunate enough to be able to navigate that place where I can turn my anger into activism.

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