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1. adventure

noun. ['ædˈvɛntʃɝ, ədˈvɛntʃɝ'] a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful).

Synonyms

  • dangerous undertaking
  • task
  • risky venture
  • project
  • escapade
  • undertaking

Antonyms

  • planned
  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best

Etymology

  • aventure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aventuren (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Adventure

  • eurodebenture
  • laventure
  • indenture
  • debenture
  • trencher
  • quencher
  • clencher
  • rencher
  • mencher
  • denture
  • bencher

How do you pronounce adventure?

Pronounce adventure as ədˈvɛnʧər.

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Sentences with adventure


1. Noun, singular or mass
An Alaskan adventure is one you'll always remember.

Quotes about adventure


1. To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

2. To die will be an awfully big adventure.
- J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

3. The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.
- Oprah Winfrey

2. adventure

verb. ['ædˈvɛntʃɝ, ədˈvɛntʃɝ'] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.

Synonyms

  • try
  • hazard
  • attempt
  • go for broke
  • run a risk
  • take a chance
  • seek
  • assay
  • essay
  • gamble
  • take chances
  • risk
  • luck through
  • luck it

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • stay in place
  • hide
  • disappear

Etymology

  • aventure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aventuren (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. adventure

verb. ['ædˈvɛntʃɝ, ədˈvɛntʃɝ'] put at risk.

Synonyms

  • jeopardize
  • lay on the line
  • stake
  • put on the line
  • venture
  • risk

Etymology

  • aventure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aventuren (Middle English (1100-1500))
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