Haz´ard   Pronunciation: hăz´ẽrd
n.1.A game of chance played with dice.
2.The uncertain result of throwing a die; hence, a fortuitous event; chance; accident; casualty.
I will stand the hazard of the die.
- Shak.
3.Risk; danger; peril; as, he encountered the enemy at the hazard of his reputation and life.
4.(Billiards) Holing a ball, whether the object ball (winning hazard) or the player's ball (losing hazard).
5.Anything that is hazarded or risked, as the stakes in gaming.
6.(Golf) Any place into which the ball may not be safely played, such as bunkers, furze, water, sand, or other kind of bad ground.
Hazard table
a table on which hazard is played, or any game of chance for stakes.
To run the hazard
to take the chance or risk.
to hazard
at risk; liable to suffer damage or loss.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Hazarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Hazarding.]
1.To expose to the operation of chance; to put in danger of loss or injury; to venture; to risk.
Men hazard nothing by a course of evangelical obedience.
- John Clarke.
2.To venture to incur, or bring on.
They hazard to cut their feet.
- Landor.
v. i.1.To try the chance; to encounter risk or danger.
Noun1.Hazardhazard - a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
Synonyms: jeopardy, peril, risk
2.hazard - an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
Synonyms: fortune, luck, chance
3.hazard - an obstacle on a golf course
Verb1.hazard - 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"
Synonyms: guess, venture, pretend
2.hazard - put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
3.hazard - take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
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