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  Definition of hazard
  1. an obstacle on a golf course
  2. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
  3. a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
  4. put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
  5. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
  6. put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
Similar Words: luck, fortune, chance, jeopardy, peril, risk, guess, venture, pretend, gamble, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance, stake, jeopardize

 

Hyponyms: bunker, sand trap, trap, water hazard, bad luck, mischance, mishap, tossup, toss-up, even chance, occupational hazard, health hazard, sword of Damocles, predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise, suspect, surmise, go for broke, luck it, luck through

 

Part Meronyms: golf course, golf links, links

 

Derivational Morphology: guess, venture, pretend, chance, risk, put on the line, lay on the line, queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, adventure, stake, gamble, take chances, run a risk, take a chance, luck, fortune, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis, guesser, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking, explorer, adventurer, venturer, jeopardy, danger, gambler, risk taker, stakes, bet, wager

 

Anagrams: Adzhar

 

 
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