What is another word for endangers?

Pronunciation: [ɛndˈe͡ɪnd͡ʒəz] (IPA)

The word "endangers" refers to the action of putting someone or something at risk of harm or danger. There are various synonyms for this word that can be used in different contexts. These include "jeopardizes," which means to put something in danger or risk losing it, "menaces," which implies a threat or danger, "imperils," which suggests being under threat or attack, "compromises," which means to put someone or something in a weakened position, "threatens," which conveys a sense of imminent danger, and "hazards," which implies a risk of harm or danger. These synonyms can be used to convey the idea of danger or risk in various situations, from physical harm to financial losses.

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Usage examples for Endangers

Each year of our prosperous existence endangers their power.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution"
L. Carroll Judson
The actual session of our several legislatures would render it interesting to forward immediately the regulations proposed on our commerce; and the expiration of the order of Bernis, at the close of this month, endangers a suspension and derangement in the commerce of tobacco, very embarrassing to the merchants of the two countries.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson"
Thomas Jefferson
I have her captive outside that thou mayst pronounce judgment upon one who endangers thus the life of thy brother and who forgetteth she is not a boy.
"The Princess Pocahontas"
Virginia Watson

Famous quotes with Endangers

  • The U.S. withdrawal from the Kyoto protocol endangers the entire process.
    Laurent Fabius
  • Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.
    Karl Kraus
  • Evil, by definition, is that which endangers the good, and the good is what we perceive as a value.
    Konrad Lorenz
  • Property that endangers the safety of a nation should not be suffered to remain in the hands of its citizens.
    Robert Dale Owen
  • it cannot too often be pointed out that to strike with ignorant violence at the interests of one set of men almost inevitably endangers the interests of all. The fundamental rule in our national life —the rule which underlies all others—is that, on the whole, and in the long run, we shall go up or down together.
    Theodore Roosevelt

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