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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 risk /ˈrɪsk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 risk /ˈrɪsk/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Risk n.
 1. Hazard; danger; peril; exposure to loss, injury, or destruction.
    The imminent and constant risk of assassination, a risk which has shaken very strong nerves.   --Macaulay.
 2. Com. Hazard of loss; liabillity to loss in property.
 To run a risk, to incur hazard; to encounter danger.
 Syn: -- Danger; hazard; peril; jeopardy; exposure. See Danger.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Risk, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Risked p. pr. & vb. n. Risking.]
 1. To expose to risk, hazard, or peril; to venture; as, to risk goods on board of a ship; to risk one's person in battle; to risk one's fame by a publication.
 2. To incur the risk or danger of; as, to risk a battle.
 Syn: -- To hazard; peril; endanger; jeopard.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or
           misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard" [syn:
           hazard, jeopardy, peril]
      2: a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or
         injury; "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime";
         "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing" [syn: peril,
      3: the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to
         an infectious agent has occurred [syn: risk of infection]
      4: the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
         [syn: risk of exposure]
      v 1: expose to a chance of loss or damage; "We risked losing a
           lot of money in this venture"; "Why risk your life?"
           [syn: put on the line, lay on the line]
      2: take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you
         buy these stocks you are gambling" [syn: gamble, chance,
          hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take
         a chance]