from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To put into peril. See Synonyms at endanger.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To put into peril; to place in danger or cause a hazard.
  • v. To risk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To bring into peril; to endanger.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bring into peril; endanger.
  • Synonyms See list under endanger.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. pose a threat to; present a danger to


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  • The first definition is fine, but the second one... WeirdNet is such a pessimistic soul.

    September 29, 2008