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  Definition of Venture
  1. any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  2. a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
  3. an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
  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. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
  6. put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
Similar Words: speculation, guess, pretend, hazard, embark, adventure, stake, jeopardize

 

Hyponyms: joint venture, experiment, campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort, sally, sallying forth, risk, peril, danger, gamble, smart money, pyramid, predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise, suspect, surmise

 

Derivational Morphology: embark, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize, speculate, job, luck, fortune, chance, guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis, guesser, adventurer, venturer, jeopardy, peril, risk, stakes, bet, wager, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking

 

 
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