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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jeopardize  \Jeop"ard*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jeopardized};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Jeopardizing}.] 
  To  expose  to  loss  or  injury;  to  risk;  to  jeopard. 
 
  That  he  should  jeopardize  his  willful  head  Only  for 
  spite  at  me  --H.  Taylor. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jeopardize 
  v  1:  pose  a  threat  to  present  a  danger  to  "The  pollution  is 
  endangering  the  crops"  [syn:  {endanger},  {menace},  {threaten}, 
  {imperil},  {peril}] 
  2:  put  at  risk;  "I  will  stake  my  good  reputation  for  this" 
  [syn:  {venture},  {hazard},  {adventure},  {stake}] 




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