phonetic symbol: / rɪ́sk / 

risk - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
・he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
danger , peril

[ noun ]
■ the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
risk of exposure

[ noun ]
■ the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
risk of infection

[ noun ]
■ a source of danger
■ a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
endangerment , hazard , jeopardy , peril

[ verb ]
■ take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
adventure , chance , gamble , hazard , run a risk , take a chance , take chances

[ verb ]
■ expose to a chance of loss or damage
・We risked losing a lot of money in this venture
・Why risk your life?
lay on the line , put on the line

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