jeopardy

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jeopardy \Jeop"ard*y\, noun [OE. jupartie, juperti, jeuparti, OF. jeu parti an even game, a game in which the chances are even; OF. jeu, ju, F. jeu (L. jocus jest) + F. partier to divide, L. partire to divide. See {Joke}, and {Part}.] Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.

There came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy. --Luke viii. 23.

Look to thyself, thou art in jeopardy. --Shak.

Syn: Danger; peril; hazard; risk. See {Danger}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jeopardy \Jeop"ard*y\, verb (used with an object) To jeopardize. [R.] --Thackeray. Jequirity

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

jeopardy

noun

1: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard" [syn: {hazard}, {jeopardy}, {peril}, {risk}, {endangerment}]


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