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venture

ven·ture

venture

 
 
pronunciation:
ven chr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: an activity or undertaking in which there is risk or the result is not certain.
He entered a business venture with his friend.
synonyms:
adventure, enterprise, gamble
similar words:
experiment, project, risk
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: ventured, ventures, venturing
definition 1: to go forward in spite of risks; brave the dangers of.
She ventured into the icy water to rescue her friend.
synonyms:
chance, risk
similar words:
attempt, undertake
definition 2: to move, travel, or go in a brave or daring manner.
He ventured out into the world with only a few cents in his pocket.
synonyms:
embark
similar words:
forge, head, strike out
derivation: venturer (n.)