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Meaning & Definition of Hazard in English

English

Hazard

/hæzərd/

noun

1. A source of danger

  • A possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
  • "Drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
    synonym:
  • hazard
  • ,
  • jeopardy
  • ,
  • peril
  • ,
  • risk
  • ,
  • endangerment

2. An unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another

  • "Bad luck caused his downfall"
  • "We ran into each other by pure chance"
    synonym:
  • luck
  • ,
  • fortune
  • ,
  • chance
  • ,
  • hazard

3. An obstacle on a golf course

    synonym:
  • hazard

verb

1. Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

  • "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"
  • "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
    synonym:
  • guess
  • ,
  • venture
  • ,
  • pretend
  • ,
  • hazard

2. Put at risk

  • "I will stake my good reputation for this"
    synonym:
  • venture
  • ,
  • hazard
  • ,
  • adventure
  • ,
  • stake
  • ,
  • jeopardize

3. Take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

  • "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
    synonym:
  • gamble
  • ,
  • chance
  • ,
  • risk
  • ,
  • hazard
  • ,
  • take chances
  • ,
  • adventure
  • ,
  • run a risk
  • ,
  • take a chance

Examples of using

The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place a container filled with liquids on top of the console.
Do you care to hazard a guess?