meaning of ADVENTURER

ADVENTURER meaning in Law Dictionary

one who takes a risk in a business enterprise or an individual advertising a mine or somebody who has stocks in a mine.

ADVENTURER meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 15c., "one whom plays at games of possibility," agent noun from adventure (v.). Meaning "one which seeks adventures" is from 1660s.

ADVENTURER meaning in General Dictionary

an individual who moves into little-known areas (especially for a few scientific function)

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  • someone who enjoys taking risks
  • a person who activities; as, the business adventurers; one whom seeks their lot of money in new and hazardous or perilous enterprises.
  • A social pretender in search of advancement.

ADVENTURER meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) One who adventures; since, the vendor adventurers; a person who seeks their lot of money in new and dangerous or perilous enterprises.

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  • (letter.) A social pretender looking for development.

Sentence Examples with the word ADVENTURER

In 259 Odenathus, the Palmyrene adventurer whose memory has been eclipsed by that of his wife Zenobia, laid Nehardea waste for the time being, and in its neighbourhood arose the academy of Pumbedita (Pombeditha) which became a new focus for the intellectual life of Israel in Babylonia.

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