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Synonyms for venture
ˈvɛn tʃərven·ture

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 3 votes

  1. venture

    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, hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk

    Antonyms:
    assurance, certainty, necessity, plan, protection, safeguard, safety, security, surety

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. venturenoun

    Synonyms:
    speculation, risk, chance, hazard, stake, undertaking, luck, experiment, throw

    Antonyms:
    nonspeculation, caution, reservation, calculation, certainty, law, method

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. venturenoun

    any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

    Synonyms:
    speculation

  2. speculation, venturenoun

    an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits

    "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"

    Synonyms:
    surmisal, hypothesis, meditation, guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, speculation

  3. ventureverb

    a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit

    Synonyms:
    speculation

  4. venture, embarkverb

    proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

    "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"

    Synonyms:
    stake, embark, adventure, guess, pretend, hazard, enter, jeopardize, ship

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. venturenoun

    Synonyms:
    hazard, risk, danger, jeopardy, peril

  2. venturenoun

    Synonyms:
    chance, hap, luck, contingency

  3. venturenoun

    Synonyms:
    stake, adventure

  4. ventureverb

    Synonyms:
    hazard, risk, jeopardize, jeopard, expose to hazard

  5. ventureverb

    Synonyms:
    dare, adventure

  6. ventureverb

    Synonyms:
    run the risk, tempt fortune, take one's chance

  7. ventureverb

    Synonyms:
    presume, make bold, take the liberty, have the presumption

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. venturenoun

    Synonyms:
    chance, risk, hazard, contingency

  2. ventureverb

    Synonyms:
    dare, hazard, risk

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How to use venture in a sentence?

  1. Ayn Rand:

    It is not advisable, James, to venture unsolicited opinions. You should spare yourself the embarrassing discovery of their exact value to your listener.

  2. Arthur C. Clarke:

    The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.

  3. Aesop:

    Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.

  4. Chief Executive Ron Gula:

    It's a big raise. Insight Venture Partners realize that, insight Venture Partners are investing across the board.

  5. Charles Tiefer:

    The bottom line is that the joint venture between the Russians and Americans is taking us to the cleaners.


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