Synonyms for hazard
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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
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.
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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangermentnoun
a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
luck, fortune, chance, hazardnoun
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"
an obstacle on a golf course
guess, venture, pretend, hazardverb
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"
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
venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardizeverb
put at risk
"I will stake my good reputation for this"
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
gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chanceverb
take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
for the imperiled of this finite-mean is with this past-tense-claim of the facts with the law of the salvage with this in-rem-thing, term of a thing with the peril, fate of a danger with the need of a save with the perilous-hazard by the salvor.
as the container continues to be susceptible to deterioration, through my role as bailor i am employing this correspondence to rescue the at-risk container and its imperiled contents from the jeopardy posed by hazardous conditions resulting from the unrepaired defect.Submitted by jonbell1 on December 7, 2023
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It is a health hazard and the issue needs to be addressed.
Its going to force people to think hard about how we quantify seismic hazard and whether our approach to defining faults needs to change, we cant just assume that the largest faults dominate the seismic hazard if many smaller faults can link up to create these major quakes.
Dr. Joel Fleischman in nature. Not exactly the man you knew. He couldn't see past the Hudson River if he tried. He liked his fish smoked or preferable hand sliced from Zabars on a sliced bagel served with onions. Nature, to him, was an irritant. Birds didn't sing, they woke him up. A body of water wasn't life, it was a golf hazard..
The fossil record gives us a window into the details of a global-scale hazard and the reaction of Earth's biota to that hazard, it gives us... a crystal ball looking back in time and enables us to apply that to today's ecological and environmental crisis.
Better hazard once than always be in fear.
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- nebezpečí, překážka, rizikoCzech
- Zufall, GefahrGerman
- τύχη, εμπόδιο, κίνδυνος, τολμώ, διακινδυνεύω, ρίσκοGreek
- peligrar, peligro, arriesgar, riesgoSpanish
- danger, tenter, hasarder, hasardFrench
- cunnartScottish Gaelic
- 危険, ハザード, リスクJapanese
- toeval, gevaarDutch
- ryzyko, niebezpieczeństwoPolish
- azar, riscoPortuguese
- hazard, întâmplareRomanian
- риск, помеха, опасность, случай, шансRussian
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