Risk is the possibility or chance of loss, danger or injury.(noun)
Risk is defined as to expose someone or something to a dangerous situation.(verb)
An example of risk is going into a burning building to save someone.
See risk in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr risque < It risco, risico < risicare, to risk < VL *risicare
Origin: Fr risquer
See risk in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French risque
Origin: , from Italian risco, rischio.
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