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jeop·ard·ize

 (jĕp′ər-dīz′)
tr.v. jeop·ard·ized, jeop·ard·iz·ing, jeop·ard·izes
To expose to loss or injury; imperil. See Synonyms at endanger.

jeopardize

(ˈdʒɛpəˌdaɪz) or

jeopardise

vb (tr)
1. to risk; hazard: he jeopardized his job by being persistently unpunctual.
2. to put in danger; imperil

jeop•ard•ize

(ˈdʒɛp ərˌdaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to put in jeopardy; hazard; risk; imperil.
[1640–50]

jeopardize


Past participle: jeopardized
Gerund: jeopardizing

Imperative
jeopardize
jeopardize
Present
I jeopardize
you jeopardize
he/she/it jeopardizes
we jeopardize
you jeopardize
they jeopardize
Preterite
I jeopardized
you jeopardized
he/she/it jeopardized
we jeopardized
you jeopardized
they jeopardized
Present Continuous
I am jeopardizing
you are jeopardizing
he/she/it is jeopardizing
we are jeopardizing
you are jeopardizing
they are jeopardizing
Present Perfect
I have jeopardized
you have jeopardized
he/she/it has jeopardized
we have jeopardized
you have jeopardized
they have jeopardized
Past Continuous
I was jeopardizing
you were jeopardizing
he/she/it was jeopardizing
we were jeopardizing
you were jeopardizing
they were jeopardizing
Past Perfect
I had jeopardized
you had jeopardized
he/she/it had jeopardized
we had jeopardized
you had jeopardized
they had jeopardized
Future
I will jeopardize
you will jeopardize
he/she/it will jeopardize
we will jeopardize
you will jeopardize
they will jeopardize
Future Perfect
I will have jeopardized
you will have jeopardized
he/she/it will have jeopardized
we will have jeopardized
you will have jeopardized
they will have jeopardized
Future Continuous
I will be jeopardizing
you will be jeopardizing
he/she/it will be jeopardizing
we will be jeopardizing
you will be jeopardizing
they will be jeopardizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jeopardizing
you have been jeopardizing
he/she/it has been jeopardizing
we have been jeopardizing
you have been jeopardizing
they have been jeopardizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jeopardizing
you will have been jeopardizing
he/she/it will have been jeopardizing
we will have been jeopardizing
you will have been jeopardizing
they will have been jeopardizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jeopardizing
you had been jeopardizing
he/she/it had been jeopardizing
we had been jeopardizing
you had been jeopardizing
they had been jeopardizing
Conditional
I would jeopardize
you would jeopardize
he/she/it would jeopardize
we would jeopardize
you would jeopardize
they would jeopardize
Past Conditional
I would have jeopardized
you would have jeopardized
he/she/it would have jeopardized
we would have jeopardized
you would have jeopardized
they would have jeopardized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.jeopardize - pose a threat tojeopardize - pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"
exist, be - have an existence, be extant; "Is there a God?"
2.jeopardize - put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
lay on the line, put on the line, risk - expose to a chance of loss or damage; "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"

jeopardize

verb endanger, threaten, put at risk, put in jeopardy, risk, expose, gamble, hazard, menace, imperil, put on the line The talks may still be jeopardized by disputes.

jeopardize

verb
To subject to danger or destruction:
Translations
ohrozit
bringe i fare
stofna í hættu
tehlikeye atmak/sokmak

jeopardize

[ˈdʒepədaɪz] VT (= endanger) → arriesgar, poner en peligro; (= compromise) → comprometer

jeopardize

[ˈdʒɛpərdaɪz] vtmettre en péril, compromettre

jeopardize

jeopardize

[ˈdʒɛpəˌdaɪz] vtmettere in pericolo, mettere a repentaglio

jeopardy

(ˈdʒepədi) noun
danger.
ˈjeopardize, ˈjeopardise verb
to put in danger. Bad spelling could jeopardize your chances of passing the exam.
References in classic literature ?
Among whale-wise people it has often been argued whether, considering the paramount importance of his life to the success of the voyage, it is right for a whaling captain to jeopardize that life in the active perils of the chase.
I did not wish to jeopardize the advantages of so great a discovery which might be useful to many people, "to a goodly number of the human race," in Erik's words; and I left the cellars of the Opera after carefully replacing the stone.
Personal differences were quickly forgotten in the danger which menaced his human companion, nor was he a whit less eager to jeopardize his own safety in the service of his friend than Korak had been to succor him.
One morning, in cool blood, I slipped a noose about its neck and hung it to the limb of a tree; - hung it with the tears streaming from my eyes, and with the bitterest remorse at my heart; - hung it because I knew that it had loved me, and because I felt it had given me no reason of offence; - hung it because I knew that in so doing I was committing a sin - a deadly sin that would so jeopardize my immortal soul as to place it - if such a thing wore possible - even beyond the reach of the infinite mercy of the Most Merciful and Most Terrible God.
And as he reflected, it seemed highly unlikely to him that he would ever permit himself to do anything that might jeopardize his whole life, topple over the structure that decades of work had built.
Can you wonder, Kulan Tith, that I am willing to jeopardize my life, the peace of my nation, or even your friendship, which I prize more than aught else, to champion the Prince of Helium?
To acknowledge that he had lost the jewels might be to arouse the wrath or suspicion of the Arab to such an extent as would jeopardize his new-found chances of escape.
It is not necessary to jeopardize our lives for two more days in order that we may thank him, however much we may appreciate his services to us.
The man is mad--quite mad--Bududreen, and we cannot longer jeopardize our own throats merely to humor his crazy and criminal whims.
If Tarzan of the Apes could do this thing to save Jane Porter from unhappiness, why should he, to whose care she was intrusting her whole future, do aught to jeopardize her interests?
A sudden realization came upon him that life was real and life was earnest, and that if he did not wish to jeopardize a good situation he must bestir himself.
Section 4944 imposes an excise tax on a private foundation that invests any amount in such a manner as to jeopardize the carrying out of any of its exempt purposes.