Synonyms for adventured

Grammar : Adj, verb
Spell : ad-ven-cher
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈvɛn tʃər

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Définition of adventured

Origin :
  • c.1200, auenture "that which happens by chance, fortune, luck," from Old French aventure (11c.) "chance, accident, occurrence, event, happening," from Latin adventura (res) "(a thing) about to happen," from adventurus, future participle of advenire "to come to, reach, arrive at," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + venire "to come" (see venue).
  • Meaning developed through "risk/danger" (a trial of one's chances), c.1300, and "perilous undertaking" (late 14c.) and thence to "a novel or exciting incident" (1560s). Earlier it also meant "a wonder, a miracle; accounts of marvelous things" (13c.). The -d- was restored 15c.-16c. Venture is a 15c. variant.
  • As in ventured : adj risked
  • As in risk : verb take a chance
  • As in travel : verb journey on a trip or tour
  • As in wager : verb bet money or something else in a gamble
  • As in dare : verb take a risk; be courageous
  • As in hazard : verb take a chance; risk
Example sentences :
  • So we adventured gaily, not deeper down, but higher and higher up into life.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • Thus freshly furnished forth, I adventured into the kitchen.
  • Extract from : « By the Christmas Fire » by Samuel McChord Crothers
  • She had once adventured to the law courts by herself, to see him in his wig and gown.
  • Extract from : « Beyond » by John Galsworthy
  • His face brightened wonderfully, but he adventured his way slowly.
  • Extract from : « The Red Acorn » by John McElroy
  • He had gone back to primal stratum: stolen and labored and adventured.
  • Extract from : « The Best Short Stories of 1919 » by Various
  • "And so you adventured on a little larceny," sneered the Englishman.
  • Extract from : « The Sleuth of St. James's Square » by Melville Davisson Post
  • As usual the indefatigable Greek trader had adventured upon the scene.
  • Extract from : « Khartoum Campaign, 1898 » by Bennet Burleigh
  • I am sorry they have, without advise of friends, adventured in so wicked an action.
  • Extract from : « It Might Have Been » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • But towards the end of his time she found herself—she tuned up, and adventured.
  • Extract from : « An Engagement of Convenience » by Louis Zangwill
  • He had lived all his life in China and, as he expressed it, had “adventured all over the place.”
  • Extract from : « Hour of Enchantment » by Roy J. Snell

Antonyms for adventured

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