any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
"he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
"We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
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"
pretend, guess, run a risk, imagine, infer, opine, adventure, gauge, dissemble, make believe, gamble, sham, chance, reckon, suppose, embark, estimate, affect, hazard, think, jeopardize, stake, act, take chances, approximate, profess, judge, take a chance, risk, make, feign
venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize(verb)
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, hazard, jeopardise, jeopardize, stake, adventure, punt, take a chance, post, risk, bet on, game
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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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How to use venture in a sentence?
We intend to spin the technologies developed for the terrestrial RoboSimian back out to applications in space, these tasks include assembly and maintenance of orbital structures; exploration of low-gravity bodies like asteroids, comets, and moons; exploration of caves and cliffs on Mars or our moon; and even preconstruction of habitats wherever humans care to venture in the solar system.
It's still a good game, just in the last two rounds you're not getting venture capital-like returns for the risk you are taking.
The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.
No venture capital firm which does tech investments in India has invested an amount of this size in space technology before.
This will be talked about, it's going to potentially scare some venture capitalists and even these leagues that have an equity interest.
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- arriscarCatalan, Valencian
- aventura, arriesgarSpanish
- audeo, ventureLatin
- wagen, risicovolle onderneming of reis, riskerenDutch
- aventurar-se, arriscar, riscoPortuguese
- авантюра, рисковать, рискованный, начинание, отваживатьсяRussian
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