Synonyms & Antonyms : Risk





Risk



( Noun )


To succeed in business, one must be prepared to run
risks.

Synonyms:

Hazard

Jeopardize

Venture

Peril

Danger

Imperil

Stake

Endanger

Contextual Examples:

The ascent of the Mount Everest was a great
hazard for the early mountaineer.

Nancy
jeopardized her life but saved a drowning child.

John
ventured to stake on the ice only after it was fully frozen.

These birds are able to survive the
peril of arctic winter.

He was not aware of the
danger of touching a live wire.

The fireman
endangered his life to save the lives of persons trapped in the burning house.

In International trade the
stakes are high, but so are the profits.

He has
imperiled our investments by staking them on the new issues of a limited company.



Antonyms:

Security

Secure

Save

Harbor

Safety

Defend

Shelter

Shield

Contextual Examples:

The bank has refused to advance me a loan without a proper
security.

You can
secure 80% marks if you work hard.

Let us
save something every month for a rainy day.

I have a feeling that Ralson is
harboring evil designs in money matters.

We ran to
safety when bombing took place during the last war.

India can
defend herself from neighbors but what would happen if there is a nuclear war among super-powers.

Where would humans then run for
shelter?

Will any place be good enough as a
shield from nuclear effects?


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