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Synonyms for hazard
ˈhæz ərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment(noun)

    a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune

    "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"

    Synonyms:
    luck, jeopardy, chance, risk, peril, fortune, riskiness, risk of infection, risk of exposure, danger, endangerment

  2. luck, fortune, chance, hazard(noun)

    an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

    "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"

    Synonyms:
    circumstances, luck, jeopardy, chance, lot, risk, destiny, fortune, prospect, peril, portion, fate, opportunity, probability, endangerment

  3. hazard(verb)

    an obstacle on a golf course

    Synonyms:
    jeopardy, peril, fortune, luck, chance, endangerment, risk

  4. guess, venture, pretend, hazard(verb)

    put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

    "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"

    Synonyms:
    pretend, guess, run a risk, imagine, infer, opine, adventure, gauge, dissemble, make believe, gamble, sham, chance, reckon, suppose, embark, venture, estimate, affect, think, jeopardize, stake, act, take chances, approximate, profess, judge, take a chance, risk, make, feign

  5. venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize(verb)

    put at risk

    "I will stake my good reputation for this"

    Synonyms:
    pretend, impale, guess, run a risk, chance, gamble, back, take chances, gage, endanger, threaten, peril, menace, imperil, embark, venture, jeopardise, jeopardize, stake, adventure, punt, take a chance, post, risk, bet on, game

  6. gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance(verb)

    take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

    "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"

    Synonyms:
    pretend, encounter, happen, guess, run a risk, chance, gamble, bump, adventure, venture, jeopardize, stake, take chances, find, take a chance, put on the line, lay on the line, risk

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hazard

    Hazard is the incurring the possibility of loss or harm for the possibility of benefit; danger may have no compensating alternative. In hazard the possibilities of gain or loss are nearly balanced; in risk the possibility of loss is the chief thought; the foolhardy take great risks in mere wantonness; in chance and venture the hope of good predominates; we speak of a merchant's venture, but of an insurance company's risk; one may be driven by circumstances to run a risk; he freely seeks a venture; we speak of the chance of winning, the hazard or risk of losing. Accidents are incalculable; casualties may be to a certain extent anticipated; death and wounds are casualties of battle, certain to happen to some, but uncertain as to whom or how many. A contingency is simply an indeterminable future event, which may or may not be attended with danger or risk. See ACCIDENT; DANGER.

    Synonyms:
    accident, casualty, chance, contingency, danger, fortuity, jeopardy, peril, risk, venture

    Antonyms:
    assurance, certainty, necessity, plan, protection, safeguard, safety, security, surety

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hazard

    Synonyms:
    peril, risk, jeopardy, danger, chance, imperil, dare

    Antonyms:
    safety, security, protection, warrant, certainty, calculation, law

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hazard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    chance, casualty, accident, fortuitous event

  2. hazard(n.)

    Synonyms:
    danger, peril, risk, jeopardy

  3. hazard(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    venture, adventure, risk, jeopard, peril, imperil, endanger, put in danger, put at hazard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hazard(n)

    Synonyms:
    chance, contingency, casualty, risk, random, jeopardy, danger, peril, venture

    Antonyms:
    safety, security, assurance, certainty, surety

  2. hazard(v)

    Synonyms:
    venture, risk, jeopard, endanger

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hazard":

    danger, risk, hazards, dangers, risks, dangerous, jeopardy, threat, gambling, peril, likelihood

How to pronounce hazard?

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How to use hazard in a sentence?

  1. Catalunya Radio journalist Ernest Macia:

    I don't see them winning many more titles, in Europe they have big competitors, in La Liga they have Barcelona which is very well settled. It will come down to how Real Madrid grows this project.Real Real Madrid will be without Eden Hazard for the first La Liga match of the season. {.

  2. John Pallister:

    It was a watershed event in volcanology in a lot of ways, it was when geologists after the eruption worldwide started recognizing these giant debris avalanches, these giant landslides that are now recognized as a major hazard at volcanoes all around the world. Drones, remote instruments like theUSGSspider, creepmeters, strainmeters andtiltmeters help scientists better monitor volcanoes in the hopes history doesn't repeat itself.

  3. Passenger Maggie Gremminger:

    The pet owner was very adamant that she did not want to put the pet carrier up above, she was saying verbally, ‘ My dog is in here, no, this is my dog. ’ The flight attendant, in response, really just continued to ask her to put it above because it was a hazard where it was, it was a safety emergency, someone could trip.

  4. Nicole Hallett:

    If companies end hazard pay policies now, they may be able to retain workers in the short run because workers have no choice, but once the economy improves, workers may move on because of how they were treated during the pandemic. Turnover is costly for businesses, and workers will remember how they are treated now.

  5. Jessica Bowman:

    There was significant damage to the building. A large area of the roof was blown out and interior walls were knocked down, as well as exterior damage. There's pieces of the roof and insulation on the ground, there is no life hazard. Crews are on the scene stabilizing the building.


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