- peril; danger; risk.
- chance; fortune; luck.
verb (used with object), ad·ven·tured, ad·ven·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), ad·ven·tured, ad·ven·tur·ing.
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Origin of adventure
OTHER WORDS FROM adventuread·ven·ture·ful, adjectiveun·ad·ven·tur·ing, adjective
Words nearby adventure
Example sentences from the Web for adventure
Marcel the elephant takes readers on a journey through his life, recounting his memories full of travel and adventure.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Blue Ivy in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now this one-month adventure has been turned into a documentary, fittingly titled Banksy Does New York, set to air Nov. 17 on HBO.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion|Alex Suskind|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thrust into a world of seemingly supernatural monsters, his adventure begins.
The hero first enters a period known as separation, where he leaves his past and enters a new life of adventure.
They appear to see not atrocities but adventure, not gore but glory.
It is a record of adventure, travel, and description, so wonderful that for years it was doubted and its accuracy disbelieved.A History of the Philippines|David P. Barrows
Our next time up after our Christmas Day experiences were full of incident and adventure.Bullets & Billets|Bruce Bairnsfather
Never again would he hear that cheery hail of invitation to adventure.Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North|Fullerton Waldo
When he awoke the sun was already up, and he hastened to leave the scene of last night's adventure.
To him a scene which was frequently painted, an adventure which was written down and could be read, was necessarily a reality.Renaissance Fancies and Studies|Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
British Dictionary definitions for adventure
- danger or misadventure