Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: endanger
IPA transcription: [ɛnd'eɪndʒɚ]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril
    Meaning: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
  • Synonyms: queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril
    Meaning: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
Usage examples
  • For I would not endanger you, now just upon the edge of your preferment.
  • 'There isn't an alkali in the shop; I won't endanger you,' he replied easily.
  • The religionist closes his mind to all facts which he is unwilling to believe, everything which will endanger his creed.
  • The balance staff should be made of the best steel, tempered to such a degree as to give the longest service and yet not so hard as to endanger the breakage of the pivots.
  • As late as 1772, Virginia, not daunted by a century of rebuffs, sent to George III a petition in this vein: "The importation of slaves into the colonies from the coast of Africa hath long been considered as a trade of great inhumanity and under its present encouragement, we have too much reason to fear, will endanger the very existence of Your Majesty's American dominions....