Definition of endanger in English:


Syllabification: en·dan·ger
Pronunciation: /inˈdānjər
, enˈdānjər


[with object]
Put (someone or something) at risk or in danger: he was driving in a manner likely to endanger life
More example sentences
  • Why change direction now and risk endangering Smith's achievement in Dundee, one of Scotland's few successes?
  • Would even you take the risk of endangering the lives of both Peter and Erin, our friends?
  • Your eyes are much too valuable to risk endangering them so make sure you don't forget.
imperil, jeopardize, risk, put at risk, put in danger, expose to danger;
threaten, pose a threat to, be a danger to, be detrimental to, damage, injure, harm
archaic peril



More example sentences
  • But there was no evidence of such endangerment or imminent threat.
  • But this was dismissed as well, with the judge accepting that suitable safety precautions had been taken and there was no substantial risk of public endangerment.
  • These breathalysers can indicate when equivalent blood alcohol percentages are below or above state legal limits preventing potential arrest or reckless endangerment of others.

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