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danger

dan·ger

danger

 
pronunciation:
deIn jr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a chance or likelihood that something bad or harmful may happen; peril; risk.
The old shed is in danger of falling down.
synonyms:
jeopardy, peril
antonyms:
safety, security
similar words:
hazard, risk
definition 2: something that causes harm or injury.
Firemen face many dangers in their work.
synonyms:
hazard, menace, peril
similar words:
threat
derivation: dangerless (adj.)