Synonyms

1. risk

verb. ['ˈrɪsk'] expose to a chance of loss or damage.

Synonyms

  • hazard
  • jeopardize
  • bell the cat
  • adventure
  • seek
  • assay
  • essay
  • put on the line
  • stake
  • attempt
  • lay on the line
  • venture

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Rhymes with Risk

  • whisk
  • adisq
  • zisk
  • sisk
  • risc
  • miske
  • liske
  • lisk
  • fiske
  • fisk
  • fisc
  • disque
  • disk
  • disc
  • bisque

How do you pronounce risk?

Pronounce risk as rɪsk.

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Sentences with risk


1. Noun, singular or mass
This way, you can lift challenging weights on barbells but with less risk.

2. Verb, base form
However, you might risk some of your principal instead.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you’re receiving multiple calls at the same time, you risk losing them.

Quotes about risk


1. It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.
- Maurice Switzer

2. Hope is a risk that must be run.
- Georges Bernanos

3. I'm not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk.
- Paulo Coelho

2. high-risk

adjective. not financially safe or secure.

Synonyms

  • unsound
  • speculative
  • risky

Antonyms

  • favorable
  • obedient
  • good
  • best

3. risk-free

adjective. thought to be devoid of risk.

Synonyms

  • unhazardous
  • safe

Antonyms

  • injured
  • insecure
  • vulnerable

4. risk

noun. ['ˈrɪsk'] a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune.

Synonyms

  • sword of Damocles
  • hazard
  • endangerment
  • moral hazard
  • danger
  • health hazard
  • occupational hazard
  • jeopardy

5. risk

noun. ['ˈrɪsk'] a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury.

Synonyms

  • chance
  • crapshoot
  • danger
  • gamble
  • venture

Antonyms

  • planned
  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best

6. risk

verb. ['ˈrɪsk'] 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
  • adventure
  • luck through
  • luck it

7. risk

noun. ['ˈrɪsk'] the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent.

Synonyms

  • risk of exposure
  • chance

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • stay in place
  • unfasten

8. risk

noun. ['ˈrɪsk'] the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred.

Synonyms

  • chance
  • risk of infection

Antonyms

  • security
  • improbability
  • unlikeliness
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