Jeopard
Jeopard Jeop"ard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeoparded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeoparding}.] [From {Jeopardy}.] To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to jeopardize; to hazard. --Sir T. North. [1913 Webster]

A people that jeoparded their lives unto the death. --Judg. v. 18.

Syn: To hazard; risk; imperil; endanger; expose. [1913 Webster]


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  • jeopard — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, back formation from jeopardie Date: 14th century jeopardize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jeopard — /jep euhrd/, v.t. to jeopardize. [1325 75; ME juparten, back formation from jupartie JEOPARDY, repr. MF jeu partir to divide play, play, hence, take a chance] * * * …   Universalium

  • jeopard — verb /ˈʤɛpəd/ To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to hazard. And whanne they herd of his aventures, they merueilled that he wold ieoparde his persone soo alone …   Wiktionary

  • jeopard — v. a. Hazard, imperil, peril, endanger, jeopardize, risk, put in jeopardy, put at hazard, put at risk …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • jeopard — jeop·ard …   English syllables

  • jeopard — jeop•ard [[t]ˈdʒɛp ərd[/t]] v. t. cvb jeopardize • Etymology: 1325–75; ME juparten, back formation from jupartie jeopardy …   From formal English to slang

  • jeopard — ˈjepə(r)d transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English juparten, jeoparten, jeoparden, back formation from jupartie, jeopartie, jeopardie jeopardy : jeopardize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jeoparded — Jeopard Jeop ard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeoparded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeoparding}.] [From {Jeopardy}.] To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to jeopardize; to hazard. Sir T. North. [1913 Webster] A people that jeoparded their …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jeoparding — Jeopard Jeop ard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeoparded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeoparding}.] [From {Jeopardy}.] To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to jeopardize; to hazard. Sir T. North. [1913 Webster] A people that jeoparded their …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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