Definition of 'endanger'
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It cannot be said that the very fact of his imprisonment has endangered his life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is serious foul play because he will be using excessive force and endangering the safety of the opponent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was convicted in his absence and is now wanted on suspicion of committing arson with intent to endanger life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was caged for life in 1985 after admitting murder and arson with intent to endanger life. The Sun (2016)The scope for reducing the prison population without endangering public safety or confidence in the criminal justice system is in reducing long sentences. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If caught, the man could face charges of railway trespass and endangering his own safety. The Sun (2016)We went out with a team looking for white rhinos, which are also critically endangered. The Sun (2016)All four pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal, conspiracy to commit criminal damage and recklessness endangering life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's not just that tuna stocks are critically endangered, although they are. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The great whites are critically endangered and the tourism industry props up their protection, so it's a great thing to do. The Sun (2016)Unions attacked the oil companies for endangering safety with aviation fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We can all joke about it now but it could endanger national security. The Sun (2012)Last year their vulnerability was upgraded to critically endangered. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two men are on bail after being held on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life. The Sun (2009)Those held face charges of endangering the safety of an aircraft. The Sun (2007)The committee advises the media on whether publication of a story risks endangering national security. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The trust said it was alarmed that he was endangering his safety. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He pleaded not guilty to recklessly endangering public safety. The Sun (2015)All deny conspiracy to murder and endanger the safety of an aircraft. The Sun (2008)He has been freed on bail after being quizzed on suspicion of endangering the safety of an aircraft. The Sun (2011)Thus anthropology has much to contribute to the understanding of the major issues that divide contemporary society and endanger world peace. Cultural Anthropology (1995)Their way of life is endangered. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's critically endangered and lives nowhere else on earth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They should do this fearlessly, taking care only not to endanger the security of the nation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the Met was convicted last year of endangering public safety. The Sun (2008)He hit back by suggesting that the row over who should be the country's new intelligence chief was endangering its security. Times, Sunday Times (2009)An MP endangering national security would be a disgrace. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He also pledges that'we will not endanger the life of any innocent person '. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How about: 'You are endangering national security. The Sun (2013)The court accepted his plea of not guilty to'being reckless as to whether life was endangered'. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Such tortoises are increasingly rare because they are frequently poached, and they are critically endangered in their native Madagascar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She said: 'They intended to make a bomb which would have the ability to endanger life or cause serious damage to property. The Sun (2007)The arrival of a second Rothschild giraffe calf in five months represents a significant milestone for the safari park's breeding programme for critically endangered animals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A BRITISH company has vowed not to drill for oil in a national park home to critically endangered mountain gorillas. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'endanger'
British English: endanger /ɪnˈdeɪndʒə/ VERB
To endanger something or someone means to put them in a situation where they might be harmed or destroyed.
Fatty foods can endanger your future health.
- American English: endanger
- Arabic: يُعَرِّضُ لِلخَطَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: pôr em risco
- Chinese: 危及
- Croatian: ugroziti
- Czech: ohrozit
- Danish: bringe i fare
- Dutch: in gevaar brengen
- European Spanish: poner en peligro
- Finnish: vaarantaa
- French: mettre en danger
- German: gefährden
- Greek: θέτω σε κίνδυνο
- Italian: mettere in pericolo
- Japanese: 危険にさらす
- Korean: 위험에 빠뜨리다
- Norwegian: utsette for fare
- Polish: narazić na niebezpieczeństwo
- European Portuguese: pôr em risco
- Romanian: a amenința
- Russian: подвергать опасности
- Spanish: poner en peligro
- Swedish: utsätta för fara
- Thai: ทำให้อยู่ในอันตราย
- Turkish: tehlikeye atmak
- Ukrainian: загрожувати
- Vietnamese: gây nguy hiểm
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