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jeopardize

jeop·ard·ize

jeopardize

 
pronunciation:
je pr daIz
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jeopardized, jeopardizes, jeopardizing
definition: to cause to be in danger or at risk; imperil.
This scandal is jeopardizing her position in the company.If you fail chemistry this year, you will jeopardize your chances of getting into medical school.
antonyms:
safeguard
similar words:
compromise, endanger, imperil, peril, risk, venture