Definitions for: Jeopardize


[v] put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
[v] pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"



Webster (1913) Definition: Jeop"ard*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jeopardized; p.
pr. & vb. n. Jeopardizing.]
To expose to loss or injury; to risk; to jeopard.

That he should jeopardize his willful head Only for
spite at me. --H. Taylor.

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

See Also: be, exist, lay on the line, put on the line, risk

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