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Verb
To do something despite the danger it may pose
“He knew it was a dicey investment but decided to risk it anyway.”
Verb
To expose to danger or the risk of loss
“He refused to risk his reputation as a scientist by perpetuating falsehoods.”
Verb
To attempt something despite the danger it may pose
“After weighing up the pros and cons of meeting my mother-in-law, I decided to risk it.”
Verb
To take a risk or chance on
“Let's get to the airport early so we don't risk missing our flight.”
Noun
Plural for a situation involving exposure to danger
“We are choosing not to eat certain types of food because of the risk they pose to our health.”
Noun
Plural for the possibility that something unpleasant or unwelcome will happen
“Research has indicated that certain medications may reduce the risk of heart disease.”
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