losing hazard

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noun

See under hazard(def 8).

Nearby words

  1. losel,
  2. loser,
  3. losey,
  4. losing,
  5. losing battle, a,
  6. losingest,
  7. losingly,
  8. losings,
  9. loslyf,
  10. loss

hazard

[ haz-erd ]
/ ˈhæz ərd /

noun

verb (used with object)

Origin of hazard

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

SYNONYMS FOR hazard
ANTONYMS FOR hazard
1. safety.

Related forms

Synonym study

1. See danger.

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British Dictionary definitions for losing hazard

hazard

/ (ˈhæzəd) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived Formshazardable, adjectivehazard-free, adjective

Word Origin for hazard

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

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Word Origin and History for losing hazard
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