hazard

Definitions:

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  • A chance of being injured or harmed.
  • Risk or danger.
  • A possible source of danger.
  • A dice game similar to craps.
  • An obstacle, such as a sand trap, found on a golf course.
  • Chance or an accident.
  • To expose to danger or risk. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> endanger</strong>.
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  • To venture (something).
  • To express at the risk of denial, criticism, or censure.
  • In <em>golf</em>, a bunker, water, path, road, railway, fence, or ditch.
  • To take the chance of; venture to do, undertake, etc.
  • To take the risk or danger of; run the risk of incurring or bringing to pass: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="hazard">hazard</internalXref> the loss of reputation or of a battle.
  • To imperil; expose to danger or loss: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="hazard">hazard</internalXref> life for a friend; to <em>hazard</em> an estate recklessly.
  • To incur the danger involved in; venture.
  • To expose to the risk of; put in danger of: with <em>to.</em>
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To jeopard, peril, imperil, endanger. See <internalXref urlencoded="danger">danger</internalXref>, and <em>risk</em>, n.
  • To try the chance; adventure; run the risk or danger.
  • The leading game at dice.
  • A fortuitous event; chance; accident.
  • Risk; peril; exposure to danger; liability to do or to receive harm: as, the <em>hazards</em> of the sea; he did it at the <em>hazard</em> of his reputation.
  • One of the holes in the sides of a billiard-table.
  • Hence A stroke in billiards: known as <em>losing hazard</em> when the player pockets his own ball off another, and as <em>winning hazard</em> when he pockets the object-ball.
  • Something risked or staked.
  • In <em>tennis</em> and some similar games, that side of the court into which the ball is served. See <internalXref urlencoded="tennis">tennis</internalXref>.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Venture</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="risk">risk</internalXref>, n.
  • To expose to the operation of chance; to put in danger of loss or injury; to venture; to risk.
  • To venture to incur, or bring on.
  • To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger.
  • A game of chance played with dice.
  • The uncertain result of throwing a die; hence, a fortuitous event; chance; accident; casualty.
  • Risk; danger; peril.
  • Holing a ball, whether the object ball (winning <ex>hazard</ex>) or the player's ball (losing <ex>hazard</ex>).
  • Anything that is hazarded or risked, as the stakes in gaming.
  • Any place into which the ball may not be safely played, such as bunkers, furze, water, sand, or other kind of bad ground.
  • a table on which hazard is played, or any game of chance for stakes.
  • to take the chance or risk.
  • at risk; liable to suffer damage or loss.
  • sand or water <xref>obstacle</xref> on a <xref>golf course</xref>
  • To expose to <xref>chance</xref>; to take a <xref>risk</xref>.
  • To <xref>incur</xref> or <xref>venture</xref>.
  • put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
  • put at risk
  • an obstacle on a golf course
  • a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
  • take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
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