1. [ noun ] the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury

"you are in no danger" "there was widespread danger of disease"

Related terms: safety condition vulnerability riskiness insecurity hazardousness clear_and_present_danger
2. [ noun ] a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
Synonyms: risk peril

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

Related terms: venture chance gamble crapshoot queer
3. [ noun ] a cause of pain or injury or loss

"he feared the dangers of traveling by air"

Related terms: causal_agent menace hazard powder_keg
4. [ noun ] a dangerous place

"He moved out of danger"

Related terms: area
Similar spelling:   dangerous