- 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
Example sentences from the Web for adventure
The idea of recreating women’s adventures came to Wortley, a Brit who’s now 30, while reading My Journey to Lhasa at 16 years old.Recreating Historical Adventures in Old-Fashioned Gear|Ailsa Ross|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
I wasn’t sure of the role-playing adventure direction this series was taking, but because it was Egypt, I was able to enjoy most of its new ideas.
Giant squids are fantastical creatures that live in the crushing depths of the ocean and are rarely seen except in adventure books.Giant squid that washed ashore in South Africa is a rare glimpse of the deep-sea creature|Heather Djunga|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Drawing on her love of adventure and her psychology background, she saw an opportunity to fill a void.Meet the Woman Teaching the Psychology of Survival|Emily Sohn|November 9, 2020|Outside Online
Lastly, the Diverge is ready to be transformed into an adventure bike.
It was a carefree kind of life, with just enough of variety to hold Bud's interest to the adventuring.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
Forthwith that same autumn took he ship on certain galleys with warriors who were adventuring on to the Greek sea.
He felt like an adventuring knight, who, having killed all the dragons, rescues the captive princess from her tower.Glory of Youth|Temple Bailey
He, more than any one Hayden could think of, might be of use to him in a certain Argonautic expedition he was adventuring upon.The Silver Butterfly|Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
And because she was for adventuring with her brother at bloody work of civil war in the pay of a foreign government!The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for adventure
- danger or misadventure