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Overview of noun venture

The noun venture has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) venture

(any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome)

2. (2) speculation, venture

(an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it")

3. (1) venture

(a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit)

Overview of verb venture

The verb venture has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) venture, embark

(proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer")

2. (4) guess, venture, pretend, hazard

(put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong")

3. venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize

(put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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