verb (used with object), jeop·ard·ized, jeop·ard·iz·ing.
- jensen, johannes vilhelm,
Origin of jeopardize
Examples from the Web for jeopardize
Air traffic controllers and pilots together take great care not to fly in conditions that can jeopardize an airplane.
The principle is clear: the design must have multiple redundancies so that no single failure can jeopardize the airplane.Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole|Clive Irving|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So many of the big media players are afraid to jeopardize access, or personal relationships.How TMZ Claims Its Celebrity Scalps, Like Ray Rice|Lloyd Grove|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You couldn't write an honest assessment for what percentage of your daughter's life you were willing to jeopardize.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Republicans have also raised concerns that the release of the report could jeopardize security at U.S. facilities overseas.
Carelessness in personal habits, manners, speech, and attitude may become irritants that jeopardize romance.
He seemed trying to tell me to do the best I could; that he was powerless, and would do nothing to jeopardize my life and Jetta's.
Having made you our confidant we dare not jeopardize our lives by allowing you your liberty.Rabbi and Priest|Milton Goldsmith
For us to do any less would be to disregard our obligations, evade our responsibilities, and jeopardize our national honor.State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge|Calvin Coolidge
Prudence dictated that the Army avoid any innovations that might jeopardize the chance for universal military training.Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965|Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.