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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 ?
If the ship was of a friendly power, he could do no less than stop and direct his guns upon her enemies, though with the precious freight he carried he scarcely felt justified in landing, for he could offer but two swords in reinforcement--scarce enough to warrant jeopardizing the safety of the Princess of Ptarth.
Perry realized that he was jeopardizing Ghak's life and mine and the old fellow fairly begged us to go on without him, although I knew that he was suffering a perfect anguish of terror at the thought of falling into the hands of the Sagoths.
In addition to the reward, the local head of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has written to the city Animal Services Department accusing the agency of jeopardizing any prosecution of a human by continuing to campaign for the theory that a coyote was responsible.
Its purpose is to educate consumers on how healthcare litigation is raising their costs for prescription drugs, health coverage and doctor visits, while also jeopardizing access to medical products and treatments.
We're jeopardizing payments to vendors who have already provided their services, and we're jeopardizing the pay of firefighters who put their lives on the line for the people of California,'' Bordonaro protested.
Mayor Xochilt Ruvalcaba at a press conference in downtown Los Angeles reprimanded the police union for jeopardizing the public's safety and stressed that the city would provide the residents of South Gate with an increase in public safety with a uniformed police presence despite union upheaval.
Although not advocating any particular structural design, Garwood suggests that plausible, options exist that can accomplish the goal of creating efficient power markets without jeopardizing the security of the electric power system.
OFFER REJECTED: United Airlines' main unions have rejected new wage offers, ending a brief era of labor peace and possibly jeopardizing an innovative employee ownership plan.
It is important, now, for all those involved in this issue to work on a compromise plan that will accomplish the environmental goals without jeopardizing the state's energy future.
That would be true if Mile High Adventures was flying dangerously low over houses, jeopardizing passengers by illegally converting its twin-prop Aero Commander plane, flying without a qualified pilot or violating Federal Aviation Administration safety standards.