Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun adventure

1 sense of adventure

Sense 1
adventure, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking -- (a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful))
       => undertaking, project, task, labor -- (any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb adventure

2 senses of adventure

Sense 1
gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance -- (take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling")
       => try, seek, attempt, essay, assay -- (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")

Sense 2
venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize -- (put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this")
       => risk, put on the line, lay on the line -- (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")

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