English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'jeopardize'

(verb) 
Definition
to put (something) at risk
The talks may still be jeopardized by disputes.
Synonyms
endanger
This debate could endanger the peace talks.
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threaten
The new species of butterfly threaten the indigenous population.
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put at risk
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put in jeopardy
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risk
She risked her life to help a woman.
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gamble
Are you prepared to gamble your career on this matter?
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hazard
He could not believe that the man would have hazarded his grandson.
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menace
The state retained the latent capability to menace people's security.
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imperil
You imperilled the lives of other road users with your driving.
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put on the line

Additional synonyms

in the sense of gamble
Definition
to risk or bet (something) on the outcome of an event or sport
Are you prepared to gamble your career on this matter?
in the sense of hazard
Definition
to risk
He could not believe that the man would have hazarded his grandson.
Synonyms
in the sense of imperil
Definition
to put in danger
You imperilled the lives of other road users with your driving.

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