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Synonyms for risk

stand a chance of




Synonyms for risk

a possibility of danger or harm

exposure to possible harm, loss, or injury

a venture depending on chance

to expose to possible loss or damage

to subject to danger or destruction

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to run the risk of

Synonyms for risk

a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred

the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent

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The advert warns: "By not voting you run the risk of short-changing our city.
People who have allergies to these two ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.
In 1989, researchers at Harvard University Medical School discovered that people with arterial disease who wake up at night run the risk of ischemia, a reduction in blood flow to the heart (SN: 11/25/89, p.
She said the district could try to move forward with the air-conditioning installation before March but would run the risk of having to stop should Judge Gregory O'Brien side with Nichols in March.
female carriers may run the risk of developing life-threatening episodes of high blood ammonia.
They don't run the risk of dehydration and sunburn.
So while very lean animals can be developed, he says, you run the risk of creating a meat that people won't want to eat.
Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
If the people do not comply with our request to stop setting them off, they run the risk of going to jail.
Instead, we would run the risk of retired educators outliving their savings and placing extraordinary financial burdens on public services.
Commissioner Stern, who initially emphasized brand building over the league's short-term financial gain, now must stand firm with the players and their management teams or run the risk of watching the league he so brilliantly branded deteriorate.
People who have allergies to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
Adopt reasonable reforms to expedite the learning of English - or run the risk that voters fed up with the Legislature's political indifference and cowardice will turn once again to a heavy-handed and perhaps unworkable initiative as a solution.
The United States will run the risk of being left at the station if Congress foolishly interferes with the ability of this president to promote American trade abroad by tying the hands of American negotiators.