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  Definition of adventure
  1. a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
  2. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
  3. put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
Similar Words: escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking, gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, run a risk, take a chance, venture, stake, jeopardize

 

Hyponyms: go for broke, luck it, luck through

 

Derivational Morphology: venture, hazard, stake, jeopardize, gamble, chance, risk, take chances, run a risk, take a chance, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking, explorer, adventurer, venturer, jeopardy, peril, danger, gambler, risk taker, stakes, bet, wager, speculation

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: avontuur   Finnish: sattuma and seikkailu  
French: aventure   German: Abenteuer  
Hebrew: הרפתקה   Italian: avventura  
Japanese: 冒険   Maltese: avventura  
Polish: przygoda and wypadek   Portuguese: aventura  
Russian: авантюра and приключение   Spanish: aventura  
Swedish: äventyr   Turkish: macera  
 
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