from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to hazard.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to jeopardize; to hazard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put in jeopardy; expose to loss or injury; hazard; imperil; endanger.
- Synonyms To peril, imperil, risk.
“Mexico has no right,” declared the president, “to jeopard the peace of the world, by urging any longer a useless and fruitless contest.”
But then came word that the Whigs were at it again, seeking to kill the pact through a new tactic—attaching amendments “of such a character,” as Polk described it, “to jeopard its ratification by Mexico.”
“And, by the Saint Christopher at my baldric,” said the good yeoman, “were there no other cause than the safety of that poor faithful knave, Wamba, I would jeopard a joint ere a hair of his head were hurt.”
All they bachelors then asked of sir Leopold would he in like case so jeopard her person as risk life to save life.
Meliagrance, wit thou well ye are about to jeopard your worship to dishonour, and also ye cast to jeopard our persons howbeit we be unarmed.
Damosel, said Alisander, an he come whiles I am here I will fight with him, and my poor body for your sake I will jeopard.
But an I wist ye would be my better lady, at that tournament I will be, so that ye will keep my counsel and let no creature have knowledge that I shall joust but yourself, and such as ye will to keep your counsel, my poor person shall I jeopard there for your sake, that, peradventure, Sir Palamides shall know when that I come.
And when they heard of his adventures, they marvelled that he would jeopard his person so, alone.
If thou valuest the presence of Christ at no greater rate but to jeopard it upon every occasion, thou mayest haply go without the comfort of it all thy days.
Was I bound to jeopard all the common good of life for the chance of -- just failing to know existence from a higher plane?