from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Risk of loss or injury; peril or danger.
- n. Law A defendant's risk or danger of conviction when put on trial.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Danger of loss, harm, or failure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.
- transitive v. To jeopardize.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An even chance; a game evenly balanced.
- n. Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger; peril.
- n. Synonyms Peril, etc. See danger and risk.
- To jeopardize: as, he jeopardied his fame.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
The use of having a baby in jeopardy is a cheap trick but it works.
The balance of the game is in jeopardy from the Premiership ball which allows kickers regularly to land 60-yard penalties
States and other sources provide significant funding for legal services as well, but one of the most important sources of funding for low-income legal services could be in jeopardy from the Roberts Court.
Because the idea of Obama's physical safety's being in jeopardy is NOT just something Black folk who've been around a while talk about.
Some private developers say the number of projects in jeopardy is much higher, perhaps as much as 80%.
Ellen (played by Bree Turner), the young woman in jeopardy, is far from helpless and at times behaves more like predator than prey.
O Emir, of a truth, we are in jeopardy from the multitude of the foe who is on the walls.
Also in jeopardy is the Saturday night women's final as some fourth-round matches have yet to be completed.
So to the extent that Novaya Gazeta is itself in jeopardy, that is deeply troubling.
Not only are they fighting a complicated war; they're also putting themselves directly in jeopardy at every turn, which makes for thrilling viewing.