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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Endanger \En*dan"ger\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Endangered; p. pr.
& vb. n. Endangering.]
1. To put to hazard; to bring into danger or peril; to expose
to loss or injury; as, to endanger life or peace.
All the other difficulties of his reign only
exercised without endangering him. --Burke.
2. To incur the hazard of; to risk. [Obs.]
He that turneth the humors back . . . endangereth
malign ulcers. --Bacon.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is
endangering the crops" [syn: endanger, jeopardize,
jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril]
2: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
[syn: queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "endanger":
chance, compromise, encounter danger, expose, gamble, gamble with,
hazard, imperil, incur danger, jeopard, jeopardize, jeopardy,
lay open, menace, peril, put in danger, put in jeopardy, risk,
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