What does Danger mean?

Danger meaning in General Dictionary

To endanger

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  • Authority jurisdiction control
  • a factor in discomfort or injury or reduction
  • a dangerous destination
  • the condition of being vunerable to hurt or injury
  • a venture undertaken without regard to feasible reduction or damage
  • Authority; jurisdiction; control.
  • Power to harm; subjection or liability to penalty.
  • experience of injury, loss, pain, or other evil; danger; threat; insecurity.
  • Difficulty; sparingness.
  • Coyness; disdainful behavior.
  • To endanger.

Danger meaning in Law Dictionary

Jeopardy; contact with loss or damage; peril. U. S. v. Mays, 1 Idaho, 770.


Danger meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-13c., "power of a lord or master, jurisdiction," from Anglo-French daunger, Old French dangier "power, capacity to harm, mastery, authority, control" (12c., Modern French danger), alteration (as a result of assoc. with damnum) of dongier, from Vulgar Latin *dominarium "power of a lord," from Latin dominus "lord, master" (identify domain). Modern-day feeling of "risk, danger" (from being inside control over some one or something like that else) evolved first in French and was in English later 14c. Replaced Old English pleoh; in early Middle English this good sense is situated in danger.


Danger meaning in Business Dictionary

1. General: experience of a harmful eventuality, might avoidable through caution, forethought, and/or definitive activity. See in addition clear and present risk and danger. 2. Insurance coverage: Supply Of peril.


Danger meaning in Symbols Dictionary

in that course

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  • in which this sign is located, it indicates that that location is dangerous.

Danger - French to English

danger

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  • risk

Danger meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Authority; jurisdiction; control.

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  • (letter.) Power to harm; subjection or responsibility to penalty.
  • (n.) contact with injury, reduction, pain, or other evil; danger; danger; insecurity.
  • (letter.) Difficulty; sparingness.
  • (n.) Coyness; disdainful behavior.
  • (v. t.) To endanger.

Sentence Examples with the word Danger

But there is danger of their reaching the point where there is little or no margin between unit costs of service and unit receipts for the service.

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