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Verb: venture  ven-chu(r)
  1. Proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
    "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer";
    - embark
     
  2. Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
    "I am venturing that the price of real estate will rise again";
    - guess, pretend, hazard
     
  3. Put at risk
    "I will venture my good reputation for this";
    - hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize, jeopardise [Brit]
Noun: venture  ven-chu(r)
  1. Any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
     
  2. An investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    "he knew the stock was a venture when he bought it";
    - speculation
     
  3. A commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit

Derived forms: venturing, ventures, ventured

Type of: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, go, investment, investment funds, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], lay on the line, move, muse, proceed, project, put on the line, risk, speculate, task, undertaking

Encyclopedia: Venture, Zambia