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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:

    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. Matthew Anderson:

    It's going to be a very extreme fire hazard kind of day, today will certainly be a very, very challenging day and the (fire's) growth potential is quite large.

  2. Thibaut Courtois:

    Wherever I go, Hazard has to come. We won't let each other go no more. Oh well, we shall see. Holidays first, then I'll think about it with my people.

  3. The United:

    I'm also concerned that the administration revoked the flood hazard mitigation standard [ that ] required buildings to be elevated [ and ] have a national standard in that area.

  4. 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.

  5. Chief Executive Lance Hockridge:

    The immediate to medium term prospects are so clouded - I wouldn't want to hazard a guess as between either of those.


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