danger definition

  • noun:
    • Exposure or vulnerability to damage or exposure.
    • A source or a case of threat or danger.
    • Obsolete Power, particularly capacity to harm.
    • Ability to damage; a person's dominion or power to hurt or penalise. See in one single's danger, here.
    • obligation.
    • Difficulty; sparingness.
    • Coyness; disdainful behavior.
    • a spot where you're in the possession of regarding the opponent.
    • experience of liable damage.
    • a case or cause of liable harm.
    • Mischief.
    • Authority; jurisdiction; control.
    • Power to hurt; subjection or obligation to punishment.
    • experience of damage, loss, discomfort, or other wicked; peril; risk; insecurity.
    • Difficulty; sparingness.
    • Coyness; disdainful behavior.
    • Power; jurisdiction; domain; hence, capacity to mulct or injure: since, in the future within their risk.
    • Peril; danger; danger; experience of damage, reduction, pain, or other evil: as, there isn't any danger.
    • Reserve; doubt; doubt; difficulty; resistance.
    • Chariness; sparingness; stint.
    • Injury; damage; harm.
    • In old forest-law, a duty paid by a tenant to a lord for leave to plow and sow within the period of pannage or mast-feeding. Also leave-silver.
    • Synonyms Risk, Peril, Jeopardy, insecurity. Danger may be the common term, and it is easily employed for publicity of all levels of seriousness: as, to be in risk of getting cool or to be killed. Peril represents a serious matter, outstanding and imminent danger. Jeopardy is less frequent; it has basically the same meaning as peril. See threat, n.
    • a venture undertaken without reference to possible loss or damage
    • the condition of becoming at risk of hurt or injury
    • a dangerous location
    • a factor in discomfort or damage or reduction
  • verb:
    • To claim responsibility.
    • To imperil; to endanger.
    • To run the risk.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To endanger.
  • others:
    • to include threat; reveal to loss or damage; endanger.

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