(obsolete) To imperil; to endanger.
Other Word Forms of Danger
Origin of Danger
From Middle English daunger (“power, dominion, peril”), from Anglo-Norman dangier, from Old French dangier, alteration of Old French dongier (due to association with Latin damnum (“damage”)) from Vulgar Latin *domniārium (“authority, power”) from Latin dominus (“lord, master”).
Middle English daunger power, dominion, peril from Old French dangier from Vulgar Latin dominiārium authority, power from Latin dominium sovereignty from dominus lord, master dem- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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