Synonyms for adventure

Synonyms for (noun) adventure

Synonyms: risky venture, escapade, dangerous undertaking, adventure

Definition: a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

Similar words: undertaking, task, labor, project

Definition: any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted

Usage: he prepared for great undertakings

Synonyms for (verb) adventure

Synonyms: take a chance, take chances, adventure, run a risk, chance, hazard, gamble, risk

Definition: take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

Usage: When you buy these stocks you are gambling

Similar words: essay, seek, assay, attempt, try

Definition: make an effort or attempt

Usage: He tried to shake off his fears; The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps; The police attempted to stop the thief; He sought to improve himself; She always seeks to do good in the world


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