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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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  1. The Citizen spokesperson:

    OnAir is designed to be used in limited circumstances when an event puts a large number of people in imminent danger, and it is built on strict validation protocols to limit the spread of misinformation and ensure safety, in the 15 instances it has been used before, those protocols were followed, unfortunately, in this instance, an on-the-ground tip from an LAPD Sergeant was used in place of official confirmation from public safety agencies. We deeply regret our mistake and are working to improve our internal processes to prevent this from happening again.

  2. Avraham Diskin:

    The party is going through a massive earthquake, it's clear that it is in very big danger.

  3. Alfonso Ribeiro:

    Where you can get into danger is when you think, ‘Let’s change it,’.

  4. Edgardo Rivera:

    The walls of the church are giving way inward, the roof is in danger. We need to see what the strategy is for repair.

  5. Mohamed Adow:

    Political leaders at the U.N. talks need to be reminded that they can't negotiate with the climate, otherwise we're in danger of sleepwalking into a failed deal in Paris.

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