Synonyms for danger

Grammar : Noun
Spell : deyn-jer
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdeɪn dʒər

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Définition of danger

Origin :
  • mid-13c., "power of a lord or master, jurisdiction," from Anglo-French daunger, Old French dangier "power, power to harm, mastery, authority, control" (12c., Modern French danger), alteration (due to assoc. with damnum) of dongier, from Vulgar Latin *dominarium "power of a lord," from Latin dominus "lord, master" (see domain).
  • Modern sense of "risk, peril" (from being in the control of someone or something else) evolved first in French and was in English late 14c. Replaced Old English pleoh; in early Middle English this sense is found in peril.
  • noun hazard, troublesome situation
Example sentences :
  • But the Lacedæmonians make it a rule never to speak of danger from their slaves.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • When you get back, if you get a chance to see him privately, you may tell him there is no danger of that.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Dost think I can let thee go into a danger I do not partake?
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • They are barren, till the imagination has tenanted them with possibilities of danger and dismay.
  • Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • She evidently preferred facing any danger to parting with her child.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The danger of the control of an ignorant electorate has therefore passed.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • But the danger which arises from ignorance in the voter can not be denied.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • It is a danger that lurks and hides in the sources and fountains of power in every state.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • He had to sense the coming of danger before it showed its face.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • There was danger, too--and the greatest--from Viviette, ignorant of Destiny.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke

Antonyms for danger

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