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Definition 1: a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for adventure in the sense of this definition

(adventure is a kind of ...) any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

"he prepared for great undertakings"

Samples where adventure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I will stake my good reputation for this

Synonyms for adventure in the sense of this definition

(adventure is a kind of ...) expose to a chance of loss or damage

"We risked losing a lot of money in this venture" "Why risk your life?" "She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong"

Samples where adventure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • When you buy these stocks you are gambling

Synonyms for adventure in the sense of this definition

(adventure is a kind of ...) make an effort or attempt

"He tried to shake off his fears" "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps" "The police attempted to stop the thief" "He sought to improve himself" "She always seeks to do good in the world"

(... is a kind of adventure ) risk everything in one big effort

"the cyclist went for broke at the end of the race"

(... is a kind of adventure ) act by relying on one's luck

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