Definitions of venture

  1. To dare; to have courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say; to run a hazard or risk.
  2. To hazard; risk; dare.
  3. To expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon.
  4. To put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies.
  5. To confide in; to rely on; to trust.
  6. To risk; expose to danger; chance; assume the risk of; undertake at a risk; dare.
  7. To send on a venture: to expose to hazard: to risk.
  8. To expose to hazard; risk.
  9. To hazard one's self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare.
  10. To make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; to take the chances.
  11. To make a venture: to run a risk: to dare.
  12. To make a venture; run a risk; dare.
  13. express in spite of possible refutation
  14. To expose; to hazard; to risk; to risk as a speculation. To venture at, to dare to engage in.
  15. To put or send on a venture or chance; to risk.
  16. any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  17. a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
  18. 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"
  19. An undertaking of chance or danger; the risking of something upon an event which can not be foreseen with certainty; a hazard; a risk; a speculation.
  20. An event that is not, or can not be, foreseen; an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck.
  21. The thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
  22. A dangerous or daring undertaking; an enterprise involving risk; as, a business venture; something risked; a hazard.
  23. Venturer.
  24. That which may come: chance: luck: hazard: that which is put to hazard ( esp. goods sent by sea at the sender's risk): an undertaking whose issue is uncertain or dangerous.
  25. Chance; hazard; risk; undertaking whose issue is uncertain.
  26. A hazard; risk; speculation.
  27. Property risked.
  28. A hazard; an undertaking of chance or danger; chance; contingency; anything put to hazard; commercial speculation. At a venture, without seeing the end or mark; without foreseeing the issue.
  29. That which may happen; an undertaking of chance or danger; a hazard; a speculation; the thing put to hazard.
  30. Ventured.
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