|1.||[ noun ] a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune|
|Synonyms:||risk jeopardy peril|
"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
|Related terms:||danger health_hazard occupational_hazard sword_of_damocles endanger risk gamble venture|
|2.||[ noun ] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another|
|Synonyms:||chance luck fortune|
"bad luck caused his downfall" "we ran into each other by pure chance"
|Related terms:||phenomenon bad_luck toss-up guess|
|3.||[ verb ] put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation|
|Synonyms:||guess venture pretend|
"I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again" "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
|Related terms:||speculate predict suspect luck guess guesser|
|4.||[ verb ] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome|
|Synonyms:||run_a_risk take_a_chance gamble risk adventure take_chances chance|
"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
|Related terms:||try luck_it go_for_broke adventure risk chance gambler|
|5.||[ verb ] put at risk|
|Synonyms:||jeopardize stake adventure venture|
"I will stake my good reputation for this"
|Related terms:||risk speculation adventurer|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7483|
|7.||[ noun ] (golf) an obstacle on a golf course|
|Related terms:||obstacle bunker water_hazard golf_course|