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Risk meaning

risk - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
  2. 2. the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
  3. 3. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; " drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
  4. 4. Hazard; danger; peril; exposure to loss, injury, or destruction.
  5. 5. Hazard of loss; liabillity to loss in property.
  6. 6. To expose to risk, hazard, or peril; to venture; as, to risk goods on board of a ship; to risk one's person in battle; to risk one's fame by a publication.
  7. 7. To incur the risk or danger of; as, to risk a battle.
  8. 8. Danger; hazard.
  9. 9. To hazard; venture.

risk - examples of usage

  1. No doubt it was one in which he was ready to risk his life. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. " It's a risk- of course it's a risk," he replied. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. Oh, I don't want any risk. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
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