Adventure meaning

ăd-vĕnchər
The definition of an adventure is an exciting or unusual experience that usually involves risks.

Going on a journey uncharted through a forest is an example of an adventure.

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An unusual, stirring experience, often of a romantic nature.
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To venture upon; undertake or try.

Adventure a joke.

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Participation in hazardous or exciting experiences.

The love of adventure.

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A financial speculation or business venture.
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To expose to danger or risk.
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To proceed despite risks.

Adventure into the wilderness.

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To take a risk; dare.
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Any commercial or financial venture involving speculation or risk. See also joint venture.
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The encountering of danger.
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A daring, hazardous undertaking.
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A venture or speculation in business or finance.
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A liking for danger, excitement, etc.

A man full of adventure.

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To put in danger; risk; venture.
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To be bold about; dare.
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To engage in daring undertakings.
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To take a risk.
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A remarkable occurrence; a striking event; a stirring incident; as, the adventures of one's life.

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A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.
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(video games) A text adventure or an adventure game.
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To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.
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(intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.
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An unusual or exciting experience.

An adventure in dining.

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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.
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Origin of adventure

  • Middle English aventure from Old French from Latin adventūrus future participle of advenīre to arrive advent

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English aventure, aunter, anter, from Old French aventure, from Late Latin adventurus, from Latin advenire, adventum (“to arrive”), which in the Romance languages took the sense of "to happen, befall" (see also advene).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English aventuren, auntren, which from Old French aventurer, from aventure.

    From Wiktionary