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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

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Idioms for venture

    at a venture, according to chance; at random: A successor was chosen at a venture.

Origin of venture

1400–50; late Middle English, aphetic variant of aventureadventure

synonym study for venture

10. See dare.

OTHER WORDS FROM venture

ven·tur·er, nounpre·ven·ture, noun, verb, pre·ven·tured, pre·ven·tur·ing.un·ven·tured, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for venture

venture
/ (ˈvɛntʃə) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of venture

venturer, noun

Word Origin for venture

C15: variant of aventure adventure
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Idioms and Phrases with venture

venture

see nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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