Adventure - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ədˈventʃər|  American pronunciation of the word adventure
Brit.  |ədˈvɛntʃə|  British pronunciation of the word adventure


- a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) (syn: escapade)


- take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome (syn: chance, gamble, hazard, risk)
- put at risk (syn: hazard, jeopardize, stake, venture)


The field trip was an adventure for the students.

He told us about his camping adventures.

They were looking for adventure.

...adventured all his savings in a very risky investment scheme...

...if I had to adventure a guess, I'd say she's about 35...

Along the way he had a great many adventures.

I got back to my inn without any adventure.

Art flourishes where there is a sense of adventure.

You must take care not to adventure yourself single-handed against the combined forces of those bandits.

I adventured out of the house.

Ahab's adventures at sea

But soon after this they met with an adventure which deserves record.

I felt the spirit of adventure quicken within me.

Love of adventure brought her here before taking her to many other places.

a trip filled with excitement and adventure

Word forms

singular: adventure
plural: adventures
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