jeopard

  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 jeopard — [jep′ərd] vt. [ME jeuparten, back form. < jeuparti,JEOPARDY] now rare var. of JEOPARDIZE …

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

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  • 4 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] * * * …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 jeopard — v. a. Hazard, imperil, peril, endanger, jeopardize, risk, put in jeopardy, put at hazard, put at risk …

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  • 7 jeopard — jeop·ard …

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

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

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …

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  • 13 Danger — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Danger >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 danger danger peril insecurity jeopardy risk hazard venture precariousness slipperiness Sgm: N 1 instability instability &c. 149 Sgm: N 1 …

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  • 14 Adventure — Ad*ven ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adventured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adventuring}.] [OE. aventuren, auntren, F. aventurer, fr. aventure. See {Adventure}, n.] 1. To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture. [1913 Webster] He would not adventure himself… …

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  • 15 Adventured — Adventure Ad*ven ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adventured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adventuring}.] [OE. aventuren, auntren, F. aventurer, fr. aventure. See {Adventure}, n.] 1. To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture. [1913 Webster] He would not adventure… …

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  • 16 Adventuring — Adventure Ad*ven ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adventured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adventuring}.] [OE. aventuren, auntren, F. aventurer, fr. aventure. See {Adventure}, n.] 1. To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture. [1913 Webster] He would not adventure… …

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  • 17 Hazard — Haz ard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hazarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hazarding}.] [Cf. F. hasarder. See {Hazard}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the operation of chance; to put in danger of loss or injury; to venture; to risk. [1913 Webster] Men hazard… …

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  • 18 Hazarded — Hazard Haz ard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hazarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hazarding}.] [Cf. F. hasarder. See {Hazard}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the operation of chance; to put in danger of loss or injury; to venture; to risk. [1913 Webster] Men… …

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  • 19 Hazarding — Hazard Haz ard, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hazarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hazarding}.] [Cf. F. hasarder. See {Hazard}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To expose to the operation of chance; to put in danger of loss or injury; to venture; to risk. [1913 Webster] Men… …

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  • 20 jeopardize — jeop ard*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jeopardized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Jeopardizing}.] To expose to loss or injury; to risk. Syn: jeopard. [1913 Webster] That he should jeopardize his willful head Only for spite at me. H. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

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