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venture meaning and definition

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Definition of venture (noun)

  1. any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  2. an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
    • "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
    • synonyms: speculation
  3. a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit


Definition of venture (verb)

  1. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
    • "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
    • synonyms: embark
  2. 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, hazard, pretend
  3. put at risk
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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