from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who ventures; a traveller or explorer.
- n. One who undertakes a business venture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who ventures, or puts to hazard; an adventurer.
- n. A strumpet; a prostitute.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who ventures or adventures; one who risks life, property, etc.; one who causes risk; one who puts to hazard.
- n. A prostitute; a strumpet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who enjoys taking risks
- n. a merchant who undertakes a trading venture (especially a venture that sends goods overseas)
The BestTripChoices site's questionnaire identifies you in one of six personality profiles, from a "venturer," who likes to find undiscovered gems and explore unique cultures, to an "authentic," who prefers everything familiar and predictable and likes going where there are lots of people -- it must be a good place, after all, if there are crowds.
On the "venturer" side of the scale, "mid-venturers" like some physical activity on trips and travel with intellectual curiosity for history.
It was indeed named as an "unindicted co-conspirator or joint venturer" in the Holy Land Foundation case--an Islamic charity that in 2008 was convicted of funding Islamic militant groups.
But doubt in my lifetime, the economy will ever allow such a venturer.
Ai waz wun foar 8 yeers an hubby is venturer leeda nao.
By sharing risk between investor and venturer, it also shared power.
For example, we handle cases where corporate managers or general partners breach their fiduciary duties and harm the business; partners disagree and want to dissolve the partnership or be bought out; or a partner or joint venturer backs out or is pushed out.
Don Imus was a joint venturer and originator and developer and producer of a shtick that made him rich and famous, churning the dignity of others into dollars on a commercial bottom line.
Through endless essays of trial and error, capitalism teaches every venturer the rules of resonance, the laws of light and right.
Yes, the greed at the top needs stopping but also yes, the small venturer needs to be encouraged.