(noun, verb)


1. any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

Definition categories: act, labor, project, task, undertaking

2. an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits

Similar word(s): speculation

Definition categories: possession, investment

3. a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit

Definition categories: act, business


1. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

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

Similar word(s): embark

Definition categories: social, go, move, proceed

2. put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation

Similar word(s): guess, hazard, pretend

Definition categories: communication, speculate

3. put at risk

Similar word(s): adventure, hazard, jeopardize, stake

Definition categories: social, risk

Sentences with venture as a verb:

- to venture funds

- to venture a guess

- to venture a horse to the West Indies