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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jeopardy  \Jeop"ard*y\,  n.  [OE.  jupartie,  juperti  jeuparti  OF 
  jeu  parti  an  even  game,  a  game  in  which  the  chances  are  even 
  OF  jeu,  ju  F.  jeu  (L.  jocus  jest)  +  F.  partier  to  divide, 
  L.  partire  to  divide.  See  {Joke},  and  {Part}.] 
  Exposure  to  death,  loss  or  injury;  hazard;  danger. 
 
  There  came  down  a  storm  of  wind  on  the  lake;  and  they 
  were  filled  with  water,  and  were  in  jeopardy.  --Luke 
  viii.  23. 
 
  Look  to  thyself,  thou  art  in  jeopardy.  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Danger;  peril;  hazard;  risk.  See  {Danger}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jeopardy  \Jeop"ard*y\,  v.  t. 
  To  jeopardize.  [R.]  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jeopardy 
  n  :  a  source  of  danger;  "drinking  alcohol  is  a  health  hazard" 
  [syn:  {hazard},  {peril},  {risk}] 




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