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Verb: jeopardize  'je-pu(r),dIz
  1. Pose a threat to; present a danger to
    "The pollution is jeopardizing the crops";
    - endanger, jeopardise [Brit], menace, threaten, imperil, peril
     
  2. Put at risk
    "I will jeopardize my good reputation for this";
    - venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardise [Brit]

Derived forms: jeopardized, jeopardizes, jeopardizing

Type of: be, exist, lay on the line, put on the line, risk

Encyclopedia: Jeopardize