Venture meaning

vĕnchər
Venture is defined as to go on some sort of journey or to take a risk in something.

An example of venture is to put money into a business that might not be the most profitable, but that will make the person happy.

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The definition of a venture is an undertaking, particularly one that involves some sort of risk or danger.

An example of venture is climbing to the top of the country's tallest mountain.

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A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain.
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A risky or dangerous undertaking; esp., a new or speculative business enterprise.
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An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
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To express at the risk of denial, criticism, or censure.
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To take a risk; dare.
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To brave the dangers of.

Ventured the high seas in a small boat.

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To proceed despite possible danger or risk.

Ventured into the wilderness.

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Something, such as money or cargo, at hazard in a risky enterprise.
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To express at the risk of criticism, objection, denial, etc.

To venture an opinion.

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An event that is not, or cannot be, foreseen; an accident; chance; contingency.

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Something on which a risk is taken, as the merchandise in a commercial enterprise or a stake in gambling.
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Chance; fortune.
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To expose to danger or risk.

To venture one's life.

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To expose (money, merchandise, etc.) to chance of loss.
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To undertake the risk of; brave.

To venture a storm.

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To do or go at some risk.
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The thing risked; a stake; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
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To undertake a risky or daring journey.
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To risk or offer.

To venture funds.

To venture a guess.

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(intransitive) To dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on.
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To put or send on a venture or chance.

To venture a horse to the West Indies.

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To confide in; to rely on; to trust.
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To expose to danger or risk.

Ventured her entire fortune on a single stock.

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at a venture
  • By mere chance or fortune; at random.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of venture

  • Middle English chance short for aventure adventure adventure

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

  • Shortening of adventure.

    From Wiktionary