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Definition of venture:

  1. An event that is not, or can not be, foreseen; an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck.
  2. An undertaking of chance or danger; the risking of something upon an event which can not be foreseen with certainty; a hazard; a risk; a speculation.
  3. The thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
  4. To confide in; to rely on; to trust.
  5. To expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon.
  6. To hazard one's self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare.
  7. To make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; to take the chances.
  8. To put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies.

Synonyms:

perhaps, casualty, take chances, contingency, pass, jeopardise, thing, post, menace, surmise, endanger, accident, judge, if you ask me, potluck, conjecture, in my humble opinion, adventure, forge ahead, ship, embark, operation, stake, walk on, think, flutter, run a risk, to my way of thinking, throw/cast caution to the wind(s), meditation, head, progress, approximate, fling, opine, experiment, move, flier, jeopardize, hazard, course, back, fortuity, speculation, to my mind, dare, bet on, impale, as/so far as I'm concerned, enter, hypothesis, go, dissemble, estimate, imagine, supposition, demonstration, feign, crack, danger, personally, suppose, run the risk (of something), make believe, plunge, surmisal, threaten, emprise, take a chance, profess, gage, game, guess, live dangerously, sham, pretend, peril, throw, flow, frankly, if you want my advice/opinion, carry on, trial, affect, imperil, infer, jeopardy, safety, work, gauge, leap in the dark, reckon, test, investment, press, make, crapshoot, punt.

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