This child is jeopardized by lack of supervision.
- An example of jeopardize is when you leave your five year old alone in the house.
- An example of jeopardize is when you cheat on your spouse and cause harm to your relationship.
The definition of jeopardize is to put someone or something in a dangerous situation or in peril.
transitive verb-·ized·, -·iz·ing
to put in jeopardy; risk loss, damage, or failure of; endanger
transitive verbjeop·ard·ized, jeop·ard·iz·ing, jeop·ard·izes
To expose to loss or injury; imperil. See Synonyms at endanger.