Synonyms for (noun) venture

Synonyms: venture

Definition: any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

Similar words: undertaking, task, labor, project

Definition: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Usage: he prepared for great undertakings


Synonyms: venture

Definition: a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit

Similar words: commercial enterprise, business, business enterprise

Definition: the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

Usage: computers are now widely used in business


Synonyms: venture, speculation

Definition: an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits

Usage: he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it

Similar words: investment, investment funds

Definition: money that is invested with an expectation of profit

Synonyms for (verb) venture

Synonyms: pretend, guess, hazard, venture

Definition: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

Usage: I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again; I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong

Similar words: speculate

Definition: talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion

Usage: We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal


Synonyms: venture, embark

Definition: proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

Usage: We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer

Similar words: proceed, move, go

Definition: follow a procedure or take a course

Usage: We should go farther in this matter; She went through a lot of trouble; go about the world in a certain manner; Messages must go through diplomatic channels


Synonyms: jeopardize, adventure, stake, hazard, venture

Definition: put at risk

Usage: I will stake my good reputation for this

Similar words: risk, put on the line, lay on the line

Definition: expose to a chance of loss or damage

Usage: We risked losing a lot of money in this venture; Why risk your life?; She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong