Meaning of jeopardize

jeop•ard•ize

Pronunciation: ( jep'ur-dīz"), [key]
— -ized, -iz•ing.
  1. to put in jeopardy; hazard; risk; imperil: He jeopardized his life every time he dived from the tower.
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