(noun, verb)


1. the condition of being susceptible to harm or injury

- you are in no danger

- there was widespread danger of disease

Definition categories: state, condition, status

2. a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury

- there was a danger he would do the wrong thing

Similar word(s): peril, risk

Definition categories: act, venture

3. a cause of pain or injury or loss

- he feared the dangers of traveling by air

Definition categories: state, cause

4. a dangerous place

- He moved out of danger

Definition categories: location, area, country

Sentences with danger as a noun:

- "You stand within his danger, do you not?" (Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, 4:1:180)

- "Danger is a good teacher, and makes apt scholars" (William Hazlitt, Table talk).

- "Two territorial questions..unsettled..each of which was a positive danger to the peace of Europe" (Times, 5 Sept. 3/2).

- "We put a Sting in him, / That at his will he may doe danger with" (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, 2:1:17).


1. (obsolete) To claim liability.

2. (obsolete) To imperil; to endanger.

3. (obsolete) To run the risk.