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Adventure - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Adventure' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Adventure [ n.]
- That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss.
- Risk; danger; peril.
- The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat.
- A remarkable occurrence; a striking event; a stirring incident; as, the adventures of one's life.
- A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.
- To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture.
- To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.
2 . Adventure [ v. i.]
- To try the chance; to take the risk.

Meaning of 'Adventure' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . adventure [ v]
Meaning (1):
- put at risk
Example in sentence:
  • I will stake my good reputation for this
Meaning (2):
- take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
Example in sentence:
  • When you buy these stocks you are gambling