verb (used with object), ven·tured, ven·tur·ing.
verb (used without object), ven·tured, ven·tur·ing.
- venture capital,
- venture capitalist,
- venture scout,
Origin of venture
Examples from the Web for venturing
On the other hand, “Booty” is an example of Lopez venturing into the campier arenas of pop music and succeeding.Jennifer Lopez’s ‘A.K.A.’ Is Terrible. What Happened to Her Music?|Kevin Fallon|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their all-white relatives are venturing out in similarly dangerous fashion.How Climate Change Is Causing Chaos in the Animal Kingdom|Nina Strochlic|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The very premise makes for a dodgy commercial undertaking, thus kudos to Anderson for venturing on it.T.E. Lawrence Rides Again in Scott Anderson’s New History|Melik Kaylan|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Only last year, though not for the first time, I found myself being accused of racism for venturing to criticize President Obama.
Miss Maiga committed two offenses in Islamist eyes: she sometimes failed to cover her face when venturing out.Women in Timbuktu Were Singled Out During al Qaeda Occupation|The Telegraph|February 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He risked much in venturing into her presence and interceding.Living for the Best|James G. K. McClure
Precautions were taken in wire that would have dissuaded a grasshopper from venturing on it.A Voyage of Consolation|Sara Jeannette Duncan
It is a protest against the folly of the Pen in venturing to criticise the Brush.The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Miss Arden, will you forgive my venturing to restore this glove, which I happened to see you drop as the horses passed?Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
But could he count on the forbearance of the king of Moab into whose country he was venturing?The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
- 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.