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Venture vs. Adventure

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Venturenoun

A risky or daring undertaking or journey.

Adventurenoun

The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat.

Venturenoun

An event that is not, or cannot be, foreseen; an accident; chance; contingency.

Adventurenoun

A remarkable occurrence; a striking event

‘A life full of adventures.’;

Venturenoun

The thing risked; a stake; especially, something sent to sea in trade.

Adventurenoun

A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.

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Ventureverb

(transitive) To undertake a risky or daring journey.

Adventurenoun

(uncountable) A feeling of desire for new and exciting things

‘his sense of adventure’;

Ventureverb

(transitive) To risk or offer.

‘to venture funds’; ‘to venture a guess’; ‘Nothing venture, nothing win’;

Adventurenoun

(video games) A text adventure or an adventure game.

Ventureverb

(intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on

Adventurenoun

(obsolete) That which happens by chance; hazard; hap

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Ventureverb

(transitive) To put or send on a venture or chance.

‘to venture a horse to the West Indies’;

Adventurenoun

(obsolete) Chance of danger or loss.

Ventureverb

(transitive) To confide in; to rely on; to trust.

Adventurenoun

(obsolete) Risk; danger; peril.

Ventureverb

(transitive) To say something.

Adventureverb

(transitive) To risk or hazard; jeopard; venture.

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Venturenoun

An undertaking of chance or danger; the risking of something upon an event which can not be foreseen with certainty; a hazard; a risk; a speculation.

‘I, in this venture, double gains pursue.’;

Adventureverb

(transitive) To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.

Venturenoun

An event that is not, or can not be, foreseen; an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck.

Adventureverb

(intransitive) To try the chance; to take the risk.

Venturenoun

The thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; especially, something sent to sea in trade.

‘My ventures are not in one bottom trusted.’; ‘A certain man drew a bow at a venture.’; ‘A bargain at a venture made.’;

Adventurenoun

That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss.

‘Nay, a far less good to man it will be found, if she must, at all adventures, be fastened upon him individually.’;

Ventureverb

To hazard one's self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare.

Adventurenoun

Risk; danger; peril.

‘He was in great adventure of his life.’;

Ventureverb

To make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; to take the chances.

‘Who freights a ship to venture on the seas.’;

Adventurenoun

The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat.

‘He loved excitement and adventure.’;

Ventureverb

To expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon.

‘I am afraid; and yet I'll venture it.’;

Adventurenoun

A remarkable occurrence; a striking event; a stirring incident; as, the adventures of one's life.

Ventureverb

To put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies.

Adventurenoun

A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.

Ventureverb

To confide in; to rely on; to trust.

‘A man would be well enough pleased to buy silks of one whom he would not venture to feel his pulse.’;

Adventureverb

To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture.

‘He would not adventure himself into the theater.’;

Venturenoun

any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

Adventureverb

To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.

‘Yet they adventured to go back.’; ‘Discriminations might be adventured.’;

Venturenoun

an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits;

‘he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it’;

Adventureverb

To try the chance; to take the risk.

‘I would adventure for such merchandise.’;

Venturenoun

a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit

Adventurenoun

a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

Ventureverb

proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers;

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

Adventureverb

take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome;

‘When you buy these stocks you are gambling’;

Ventureverb

put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation;

‘I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again’; ‘I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong’;

Adventureverb

put at risk;

‘I will stake my good reputation for this’;

Ventureverb

put at risk;

‘I will stake my good reputation for this’;

Adventurenoun

an unusual and exciting or daring experience

‘her recent adventures in Italy’;

Venturenoun

a risky or daring journey or undertaking

‘pioneering ventures into little-known waters’;

Adventurenoun

excitement associated with danger or the taking of risks

‘she travelled the world in search of adventure’;

Venturenoun

a business enterprise, typically one that involves risk

‘a joint venture between two aircraft manufacturers’;

Adventurenoun

a reckless or potentially hazardous action or enterprise

‘in any military adventure, the first casualty is truth’;

Ventureverb

undertake a risky or daring journey or course of action

‘she ventured out into the blizzard’;

Adventurenoun

a commercial venture

‘I sold my East India adventure of £250 principal for £750’;

Ventureverb

expose to the risk of loss

‘agents for other people's money, they do not venture their own capital’;

Adventureverb

engage in daring or risky activity

‘they had adventured into the forest’;

Ventureverb

dare to do or say something that may be considered audacious (often used as a polite expression of hesitation or apology)

‘he ventured the opinion that Putt was insane’; ‘may I venture to add a few comments?’;

Adventureverb

put (one's money or life) at risk

‘he adventured £300 in the purchase of land’;

Adventure

An adventure is an exciting experience that is typically bold, sometimes risky or undertaking. Adventures may be activities with some potential for physical danger such as traveling, exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, river rafting or participating in extreme sports.

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