Danger - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdeɪndʒər|  American pronunciation of the word danger
Brit.  |ˈdeɪn(d)ʒə|  British pronunciation of the word danger


- the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury

you are in no danger
there was widespread danger of disease

- a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury(syn: peril, risk)

there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

- a cause of pain or injury or loss

he feared the dangers of traveling by air

- a dangerous place

He moved out of danger


I was unaware of the danger that lay ahead.

She was fearless in the face of danger.

The sign on the door read “Danger. Keep out.”

There's less danger that you'll lose your money if you have a wide variety of investments.

There's a danger that your apology will be taken as a sign of weakness.

The danger is that we'll become careless as the process becomes more familiar.

It's important to teach your children about the dangers of smoking.

Here is a list of possible dangers associated with the procedure.

We believe it poses a serious danger to our national security.

There was a danger that fire would break out.

He is off the danger list now.

If he carries on like that he is in danger of losing his job.

Danger! No boats beyond this point.

The refugees believe that their lives are in danger.

I don't want to put you in danger.

Word forms

singular: danger
plural: dangers
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