Synonyms of risk in English:



  • 1 to publish the story was indeed a risk there is a certain amount of risk involved
    chance, uncertainty, unpredictability, precariousness, instability, insecurity, perilousness, riskiness, gamble, venture
    [Antonyms] safety
  • 2 do not use the stove inside a tent because of the risk of fire
    [Antonyms] impossibility
  • 3 they're putting their own lives at risk
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  • 1 a father risked his life to save his twin babies from a fire
    endanger, put at risk, put in danger, expose to danger, put on the line, take a chance with, imperil, jeopardize, put in jeopardy, hazard, gamble (with), bet, wager, chance, venture
  • 2 in a tweed coat you risk getting cold and wet
    chance, venture, take the risk of, stand a chance of
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    risk, danger, peril, hazard
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    risk, endanger, imperil, jeopardize

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