Synonyms of hazard
1 dangerDictionary • a sole that reduces the hazard of slipping on slick surfaces
danger • These roads are a danger to cyclists.
risk • He would not put their lives at risk.
threat • the threat of tropical storms
menace • In my view you are a menace to the public.
peril • sailors in peril on the sea
jeopardy • A series of setbacks have put the whole project in jeopardy.
pitfall • The pitfalls of working abroad are numerous.
chance • I met him quite by chance.
accident • She discovered the problem by accident.
luck • The goal owed more to luck than good planning.
coincidence • By an amazing coincidence, their sons were all born on the same day.
misfortune • He had had his full share of misfortunes.
fluke • The discovery was something of a fluke.
mishap • After a number of mishaps she finally managed to get back home.
stroke of luck
1 jeopardizeDictionary • He could not believe that the man would have hazarded his grandson.
jeopardize • The talks may still be jeopardized by disputes.
risk • She risked her life to help a woman.
endanger • This debate could endanger the peace talks.
threaten • The newcomers directly threaten the livelihood of current workers.
imperil • You imperilled the lives of other road users with your driving.
put in jeopardy
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accidentIf something happens by accident, it happens completely by chance.
• She discovered the problem by accident.
• I met him quite by chance.
chanceIf you chance something, you do it even though there is a risk that you may not succeed or that something bad may happen.
• No sniper would chance a shot from amongst that crowd.
Thesaurus for hazard from the Collins English Thesaurus
exposure or vulnerability to injury, loss, evil, etc
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