Synonyms for (noun) peril

Synonyms: risk, danger, peril

Definition: a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

Usage: he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime; there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

Similar words: venture

Definition: any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome


Synonyms: hazard, jeopardy, risk, peril, endangerment

Definition: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune

Usage: drinking alcohol is a health hazard

Similar words: danger

Definition: a cause of pain or injury or loss

Usage: he feared the dangers of traveling by air


Synonyms: riskiness, peril

Definition: a state of danger involving risk

Similar words: danger

Definition: the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury

Usage: you are in no danger; there was widespread danger of disease

Synonyms for (verb) peril

Synonyms: expose, endanger, scupper, peril, queer

Definition: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

Similar words: touch, touch on, impact, affect, bear on, bear upon

Definition: have an effect upon

Usage: Will the new rules affect me?


Synonyms: menace, jeopardise, jeopardize, imperil, peril, threaten, endanger

Definition: pose a threat to; present a danger to

Usage: The pollution is endangering the crops

Similar words: be, exist

Definition: have an existence, be extant

Usage: Is there a God?