Meaning of risk

risk

Pronunciation: (risk), [key]
—v.t.
  1. to expose to the chance of injury or loss; hazard: to risk one's life.
  2. to venture upon; take or run the chance of: to risk a fall in climbing; to risk a war.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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