hazard

[ haz-erd ]
/ ˈhæz ərd /

noun

verb (used with object)

Idioms

    at hazard, at risk; at stake; subject to chance: His reputation was at hazard in his new ventures.

Origin of hazard

1250–1300; Middle English hasard < Old French, perhaps < Arabic al-zahr the die

Related forms

Synonym study

1. See danger.
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hazard

/ (ˈhæzəd) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived Forms

hazardable, adjectivehazard-free, adjective

Word Origin for hazard

C13: from Old French hasard, from Arabic az-zahr the die
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