Synonyms of 'venture'
to go to an unknown or dangerous placeFew Europeans had ventured beyond the Himalayas.
It took us an hour to go three miles.
You can travel to Helsinki tomorrow.
She has journeyed on horseback through Africa and Turkey.
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
She could not keep her eyes from straying towards him.
roving about the town in the dead of night
to dare (to do something)Each time I ventured to speak, I was ignored.
I didn't dare to tell my uncle what had happened.
I wouldn't presume to question your judgement.
have the courage to,
be brave enough, ,
go out on a limb (informal),
take the liberty,
stick your neck out (informal),
go so far as,
make so bold as,
have the temerity or effrontery or nerve
to dare to express (an opinion)We were warned not to make fools of ourselves by venturing an opinion.
They offered no suggestion as to how it might be done.
I suggest you ask him some specific questions about his past.
We presented three options to the unions for discussion.
They've tabled a motion criticizing the government for inaction.
Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
We are about to propose some changes to the system.
Natalie volunteered an ingenious suggestion.
They submitted their reports to the Chancellor yesterday.
Freud postulated that we all have a death instinct.
They have not yet proffered an explanation of how the accident happened.
Several writers have posited the idea of a universal consciousness.
When the theatre idea was first mooted, I had my doubts.
She continues to propound her theories about the supernatural.
dare to say
to do something that involves risk or danger
She risked her life to help a woman.
No sniper would chance a shot from amongst that crowd.
He has staked his reputation on the outcome.
He could not believe that the man would have hazarded his grandson.
This debate could endanger the peace talks.
They speculated in property whose value has now dropped.
People had wagered a good deal of money on his winning the championship.
The talks may still be jeopardized by disputes.
You imperilled the lives of other road users with your driving.
put in jeopardy,
a project or activity that is risky or of uncertain outcomea Russian-American joint venture
Organizing the show has been a massive undertaking.
a local development project
Horse breeding is a risky enterprise.
I certainly think it's worth taking a chance.
This was one risk that paid off.
a nationwide retail operation with an exceptional record of growth
Activities range from canoeing to birdwatching.
He had the unenviable task of breaking the bad news.
He viewed his mission in life as protecting the weak from evil.
speculation on the Stock Exchange
the President's risky gamble in calling an election
adventure, , ,
I set off for a new adventure in the US on the first day of the year.
fling, , ,
the England bowler's chance of a fling at South Africa in the second Test today
His first endeavours in the field were wedding films.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained
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in the sense of activity
any specific action or pursuitActivities range from canoeing to birdwatching.
in the sense of advance
to present an idea for considerationMany theories have been advanced as to why this is.
in the sense of adventure
a risky undertaking, the ending of which is uncertainI set off for a new adventure in the US on the first day of the year.
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