from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To expose to loss or injury; imperil. See Synonyms at endanger.
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- v. To put in jeopardy, to threaten.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To expose to loss or injury; to risk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To jeopard. Also spelled jeopardise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. pose a threat to; present a danger to
- v. put at risk
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Many insisted that such a plan would demoralize soldiers and "jeopardize" the "moral character of the country"; one even threatened to desert.
WASHINGTON - France will not give up its nuclear weapons, because doing so would "jeopardize" its security, President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Monday as global leaders gathered for a summit on nuclear security.
The Endangered Species Act, which was signed into law in 1973, requires federal agencies that are contemplating any action that could "jeopardize" listed species to consult with the
The Endangered Species Act, signed into law in 1973, requires federal agencies contemplating an action that could "jeopardize" listed species consult with either the Fish
Seniors: : The President's own Medicare Actuary projects that the record-breaking payment reductions due to hit hospitals, home health agencies and nursing homes will make 15 percent of these providers unprofitable and possibly "jeopardize" seniors' access to care.
House and Senate bills on transmission siting "jeopardize" the East Coast's wind power industry, 10 governors from mid-Atlantic and New England states said in a letter to congressional leaders yesterday.
Quoting from the Code of Federal Regulations, Cummings and Siegel explain that "jeopardize" means "to engage in an action that reasonably would be expected, directly or indirectly, to reduce appreciably the likelihood of both the survival and recovery of a listed species in the wild by reducing the reproduction, numbers or distribution of that species."
- After Tuesday's equity euphoria, European dealers noting comments from IMF in which slow action of banks in advanced economies could 'jeopardize' expected economic recovery in
Revaluing yuan now would 'jeopardize' recovery: US expert
Iran has warned that a resolution against its nuclear program will 'jeopardize' the constructive atmosphere of its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog.