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Synonyms for jeopardize
ˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril(verb)

    pose a threat to; present a danger to

    "The pollution is endangering the crops"

    Synonyms:
    imperil, stake, threaten, venture, peril, jeopardise, endanger, menace, hazard, scupper, expose, adventure

  2. 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, hazard, jeopardise, stake, adventure, punt, take a chance, post, risk, bet on, game

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jeopardize(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Modern.] hazard, endanger, JEOPARD

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jeopardize(v)

    Synonyms:
    jeopard

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    endanger, jeopardise, threaten, undermine, imperil, compromise, impair, harm, affect, damage, prejudice

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How to use jeopardize in a sentence?

  1. Ben Carson:

    Of course I want the Voting Rights Act to be protected. Whether we still need it or not or whether we've outgrown the need for it is questionable, maybe we have, maybe we haven't. But I wouldn't jeopardize it.

  2. Dick Flanary:

    There's a very competitive environment for grant money, foundation money, because of this economy, it could jeopardize a potential funding source.

  3. United States:

    They might have accelerated the timetable, but by and large The President achieved nothing except to jeopardize the most important trading relationship that the United States of America has.

  4. Foreign Affairs:

    Do not jeopardize your lives and those of your children, do not trust people traffickers who only seek their own profit and who often fail to fulfill the promises they make.

  5. Ben Rhodes:

    We have problems with this legislation in its own right, but our principal focus right now is, let's give time and space to the negotiators to see if they get this done, do not take action over the course of the next couple of months that could jeopardize those negotiations by backing the Iranians and the rest of the world away from the table.


Translations for jeopardize

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  • gefährden, in [[Gefahr]] [[bringen]]German
  • poner en peligroSpanish
  • ohustamaEstonian
  • vaarantaa, [[saattaa]] [[vaaraan]]Finnish
  • mettre en dangerFrench
  • վտանգել, [[վտանգ]]ի [[ենթարկել]]Armenian
  • mettere a rischioItalian
  • [[危ういJapanese
  • [[xistina]] [[metirsiyê]], [[xistina]] [[talûkê]]Kurdish
  • in [[gevaar]] [[brengen]], bedreigenDutch
  • [[pôr]] [[em jogo]]Portuguese
  • [[подверга́ть]] [[опасность, [[подве́ргнуть]] [[опасностьRussian
  • угро̀зити, ugròzitiSerbo-Croatian
  • riskeraSwedish

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