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Synonyms of peril

Noun


1. hazard, jeopardy, peril, risk, endangerment, danger

usage: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"

2. riskiness, peril, danger

usage: a state of danger involving risk

3. risk, peril, danger, venture

usage: 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"

Verb


1. endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, threaten, imperil, peril, exist, be

usage: pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops"

2. queer, expose, scupper, endanger, peril, affect, impact, bear upon, bear on, touch on, touch

usage: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position

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