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Dangerous vs. Danger — What's the Difference?

Dangerous vs. Danger — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Dangerous and Danger

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Dangerous

Able or likely to cause harm or injury
Insecticides which are dangerous to the environment
A dangerous animal
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Danger

The possibility of suffering harm or injury
His life was in danger
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Dangerous

Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
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Danger

Exposure or vulnerability to harm or risk.
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Dangerous

Being able or likely to do harm.
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Danger

A source or an instance of risk or peril.
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Dangerous

Full of danger.
Railway crossings without gates are highly dangerous.
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Danger

(Obsolete) Power, especially power to harm.
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Dangerous

Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
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Danger

Exposure to likely harm; peril.
There's plenty of danger in the desert.
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Dangerous

In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.
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Danger

An instance or cause of likely harm.
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Dangerous

Attended or beset with danger; full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe.
Our troops set forth to-morrow; stay with us;The ways are dangerous.
It is dangerous to assert a negative.
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Danger

(obsolete) Mischief.
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Dangerous

Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
If they incline to think you dangerousTo less than gods.
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Danger

The stop indication of a signal (usually in the phrase "at danger").
The north signal was at danger because of the rockslide.
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Dangerous

In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.
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Danger

(obsolete) Ability to harm; someone's dominion or power to harm or penalise. See in one's danger, below.
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Dangerous

Hard to suit; difficult to please.
My wages ben full strait, and eke full small;My lord to me is hard and dangerous.
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Danger

(obsolete) Liability.
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Dangerous

Reserved; not affable.
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Danger

(obsolete) Difficulty; sparingness; hesitation.
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Dangerous

Involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm;
A dangerous criminal
A dangerous bridge
Unemployment reached dangerous proportions
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Danger

(obsolete) To claim liability.
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Dangerous

Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm;
A dangerous operation
A grave situation
A grave illness
Grievous bodily harm
A serious wound
A serious turn of events
A severe case of pneumonia
A life-threatening disease
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Danger

(obsolete) To imperil; to endanger.
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Danger

(obsolete) To run the risk.
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Danger

Authority; jurisdiction; control.
In dangerhad he . . . the young girls.
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Danger

Power to harm; subjection or liability to penalty.
You stand within his danger, do you not?
Covetousness of gains hath brought [them] in dangerof this statute.
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Danger

Exposure to injury, loss, pain, or other evil; peril; risk; insecurity.
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Danger

Difficulty; sparingness.
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Danger

Coyness; disdainful behavior.
Those rich man in whose debt and danger they be not.
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Danger

To endanger.
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Danger

The condition of being susceptible to harm or injury;
You are in no danger
There was widespread danger of disease
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Danger

A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury;
He saw the rewards but not the risks of crime
There was a danger he would do the wrong thing
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Danger

A cause of pain or injury or loss;
He feared the dangers of traveling by air
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Danger

A dangerous place;
He moved out of danger
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