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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endanger  \En*dan"ger\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Endangered};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Endangering}.] 
  1.  To  put  to  hazard;  to  bring  into  danger  or  peril;  to  expose 
  to  loss  or  injury;  as  to  endanger  life  or  peace. 
 
  All  the  other  difficulties  of  his  reign  only 
  exercised  without  endangering  him  --Burke. 
 
  2.  To  incur  the  hazard  of  to  risk.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  that  turneth  the  humors  back  .  .  .  endangereth 
  malign  ulcers.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endanger 
  v  1:  pose  a  threat  to  present  a  danger  to  "The  pollution  is 
  endangering  the  crops"  [syn:  {jeopardize},  {menace},  {threaten}, 
  {imperil},  {peril}] 
  2:  put  in  a  dangerous,  disadvantageous,  or  difficult  position 
  [syn:  {queer},  {expose},  {scupper},  {peril}] 




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