What is another word for jeopardise?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɛpədˌa͡ɪz] (IPA)

Jeopardise is an action that puts someone or something at risk of harm or danger. The word has numerous synonyms, including endanger, imperil, undermine, threaten, compromise, weaken, harm, and hazard. These words convey the idea of something being at risk due to unsafe or precarious situations. Endanger suggests that something is exposed to danger, while imperil implies a more significant risk that could result in serious consequences. Undermine is about weakening or sabotaging the stability of something. Threaten is more about the possibility of danger, compromising describes weakening the integrity of something, weaken and harm also convey the idea of damage, and hazard suggests danger or risk as a result of chance or circumstance.

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Usage examples for Jeopardise

So they rode on to Caerleon, and all the knights grieved greatly when they heard of this adventure, that the king would jeopardise his person thus alone.
"The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights"
James Knowles
This, Mrs. Peachey considered would be to jeopardise it, from the danger so fragile a production would probably sustain in being taken up stairs, and still more from the heat of the sun, to which the wax would in that situation be exposed, and which would speedily produce Icarian results destructive to the work.
"The Royal Guide to Wax Flower Modelling"
Emma Peachey
He could not afford to jeopardise his reputation at the very outset of his career by any such entanglement, or by the appearance of one.
"An Ambitious Man"
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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