1. [ verb ] proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
Synonyms: embark

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

Related terms: go
2. [ verb ] put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
Synonyms: guess hazard pretend

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

Related terms: speculate predict suspect luck guess guesser
3. [ noun ] any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
Related terms: undertaking campaign risk experiment sally joint_venture
4. [ verb ] express in spite of possible refutation
Related terms: express
5. [ noun ] (business) an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
Synonyms: speculation

"he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"

Related terms: investment pyramid gamble smart_money
6. [ noun ] (business) a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
Related terms: commercial_enterprise
7. [ verb ] brave the dangers of
Synonyms: brave

"brave the natural elements"

Related terms: defy
8. [ verb ] put at risk
Synonyms: jeopardize stake adventure hazard

"I will stake my good reputation for this"

Related terms: risk hazard speculation adventurer
Similar spelling:   venturer