Definitions of hazard

  1. To try the chance; to run the risk. To run the hazard, to risk; to take the chance.
  2. To run the risk of; chance; put in peril.
  3. To put to hazard; imperil; risk.
  4. To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger.
  5. To expose to chance; to risk.
  6. To put in danger; to expose to chance; to risk; to try the chance.
  7. a source of danger; " drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
  8. 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"
  9. A game of chance played with dice.
  10. The uncertain result of throwing a die; hence, a fortuitous event; chance; accident; casualty.
  11. Risk; danger; peril; as, he encountered the enemy at the hazard of his reputation and life.
  12. Holing a ball, whether the object ball ( winning hazard) or the player's ball ( losing hazard).
  13. Anything that is hazarded or risked, as the stakes in gaming.
  14. To expose to the operation of chance; to put in danger of loss or injury; to venture; to risk.
  15. To venture to incur, or bring on.
  16. Any place into which the ball may not be safely played, such as bunkers, furze, water, sand, or other kind of bad ground.
  17. A chance.
  18. Chance; accident; risk; danger; a dice game; a stroke at billiards which puts the ball in the pocket; in golf, a bunker, water, a ditch of other obstruction.
  19. A game or throw at dice: chance: accident: risk.
  20. Hassardous.
  21. Exposure to the chance of loss or harm; risk; peril.
  22. That which is hazarded.
  23. Chance; accident; risk; a game at dice.
  24. That which falls or comes unexpectedly; chance; accident; chance of danger; venture; a game at dice.