Synonyms for jeopardize

Grammar : Verb
Spell : jep-er-dahyz
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz

Top 10 synonyms for jeopardize Other synonyms for the word jeopardize

Définition of jeopardize

Origin :
  • 1640s, from jeopardy + -ize. Related: Jeopardized; jeopardizing. As a verb, Middle English used simple jeopard (late 14c.).
  • verb endanger
Example sentences :
  • Or if he did, he was diplomatic enough not to jeopardize his post by babbling of it to me.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930 » by Various
  • By a word he could have done it, yet he feared lest that word must jeopardize his brother.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • Were he to accede to such a proposal as Oliver now made him, assuredly he must jeopardize all that.
  • Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
  • In any event, she had no right to jeopardize this honest Chinaman's safety by refusing it.
  • Extract from : « Tales of the Argonauts » by Bret Harte
  • Howard had confessed, so why should she jeopardize her good name uselessly?
  • Extract from : « The Third Degree » by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
  • This was so, but only in so far as his actions would not jeopardize the peace of his own nation.
  • Extract from : « The Fire People » by Ray Cummings
  • After all, if Diogenes chose to jeopardize his head, what was it to them?
  • Extract from : « The Proud Prince » by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • The grocer is sorry, and the butcher, too; but they can not jeopardize their business.
  • Extract from : « The Social Significance of the Modern Drama » by Emma Goldman
  • Why, then, should we wish to jeopardize the results of our peaceful labors?
  • Extract from : « The Kaiser's Memoirs » by William II, German Emperor
  • All willing to jeopardize your lives for gold, and when gotten what do you do with it?
  • Extract from : « Frontier Boys in the South Seas » by Wyn Roosevelt

Antonyms for jeopardize

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