Risked
Risk Risk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Risked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Risking}.] [CF. F. risquer. See {Risk}, n.] 1. To expose to risk, hazard, or peril; to venture; as, to risk goods on board of a ship; to risk one's person in battle; to risk one's fame by a publication. [1913 Webster]

2. To incur the risk or danger of; as, to risk a battle. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To hazard; peril; endanger; jeopard. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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