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en·dan·ger

endanger

 
pronunciation:
ihn deIn jr
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: verb
inflections: endangers, endangering, endangered
definition 1: to put in a dangerous situation.
She endangered all of us with her reckless driving.
 
similar words:
compromise, expose, hazard, risk, threaten
definition 2: to cause the loss of, or make the loss of (something) possible.
The broken steps endangered the safety of the students.The hurricane endangered many people's lives.Cutting down the trees endangered the habitat of these birds.
synonyms:
threaten
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derivation: endangerment (n.)