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Synonyms for jeopardize
ˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪzjeop·ar·dize

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  1. endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, perilverb

    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, jeopardizeverb

    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

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  1. jeopardizeverb

    Synonyms:
    [Modern.] hazard, endanger, JEOPARD

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jeopardizeverb

    Synonyms:
    jeopard

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How to use jeopardize in a sentence?

  1. New York:

    You have a right to demonstrate ; you have a right to protest, you don't have a right to infect other people, you don't have a right to act in a way that's going to jeopardize public health.

  2. Jacky Rosen:

    This will jeopardize tens of thousands of good-paying American solar jobs, if we lose these jobs, they won't come back.

  3. Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes:

    These inmates were released by court order, and are not in any way connected to the measures I have taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the Orange County Jail, we have responsibly created the capacity needed in the jail to house sex offenders and other dangerous criminals. I oppose efforts that excuse criminal behavior and jeopardize the safety of our community.

  4. James Comey:

    In my view, a huge portion of WikiLeaks' activities has nothing to do with legitimate newsgathering, informing the public and commenting on important public controversies, but is simply about releasing classified information to damage the US, people sometimes get cynical about journalists -- American journalists do not do that. They will almost always call us before they publish classified information and say, 'is there anything about this that is going to put lives in danger -- that is going to jeopardize government people, military people, or innocent civilians anywhere in the world?'.

  5. Reiner Haseloff:

    The proposals must be implemented as recommended. Changing them would jeopardize the hard-won compromise as a whole, the 40 billion euros are urgently needed to cushion the earlier exit from brown coal, as demanded by the federal government.


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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
  • bedreigen, in [[gevaar]] [[brengen]]Dutch
  • [[pôr]] [[em jogo]]Portuguese
  • [[подве́ргнуть]] [[опасность, [[подверга́ть]] [[опасностьRussian
  • ugròziti, угро̀зитиSerbo-Croatian
  • riskeraSwedish

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    An antonym of "besotted"
    • A. stringent
    • B. flush
    • C. affluent
    • D. indifferent

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