verb (used with object), ven·tured, ven·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), ven·tured, ven·tur·ing.
Origin of venture
Synonyms for venture
Related Words for venturedeal, undertaking, project, experiment, enterprise, endeavor, investment, operate, dare, essay, shot, header, exploit, proposition, wager, feat, trial, jeopardy, stake, test
Examples from the Web for venture
Contemporary Examples of venture
After 10 years, she decided to venture out on her own as an entrepreneur.Cameroonian Women Fighting Sexism With Tourism
November 7, 2014
Patterson secured the permission of the landowner to venture onto the property.He Faces Jail for Rescuing Baby Eagles
November 2, 2014
Venture capitalists believe Snapchat to be a very valuable company.‘The Snappening’ Is Real: 90,000 Private Photos and 9,000 Hacked Snapchat Videos Leak Online
October 13, 2014
But that same year it also rasied nearly $300 million in venture capital.Capitalism Is Saving the Climate, You Hippies
September 24, 2014
Unknowingly, they would inspire younger generations of adventure seekers to venture north.Careful What You Wish For: Here’s What California Would Look Like Without Illegal Immigrants
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
September 18, 2014
Historical Examples of venture
It has not; and we venture to express our confident belief, that it never will.
I say this not merely at a venture, but on the strength of what has happened in the past.
The contrary, I venture to think, is the point of view of most of us.
To her reference to Browning then, Vavasor did not venture a reply.Weighed and Wanting
She was too utterly unacquainted with the ground to venture.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
- a commercial undertaking characterized by risk of loss as well as opportunity for profit
- the merchandise, money, or other property placed at risk in such an undertaking
Word Origin for venture
mid-15c., "to risk the loss" (of something), shortened form of aventure, itself a form of adventure. General sense of "to dare, to presume" is recorded from 1550s. Noun sense of "risky undertaking" first recorded 1560s; meaning "enterprise of a business nature" is recorded from 1580s. Venture capital is attested from 1943.
see nothing ventured, nothing gained.