Definitions For Hazard


  • An obstacle on a golf course
  • An unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
  • A source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
  • A source of danger
  • Something on a golf course (such as a pond or an area of sand) that makes hitting the ball into the hole more difficult


  • Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
  • Take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • Put at risk
  • To risk losing (something, such as money) in an attempt to get, win, or achieve something
  • To offer (something, such as a guess or an opinion) even though you may be wrong

Is Hazard a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Hazard is worth 19 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hazard in a Sentence

  • The tumbledown old barn was considered a fire hazard
  • It was only by hazard and good fortune that we found our way back to the trail
  • His friend asked him to hazard a small sum in a business venture.
  • Just so the tourists could see the sea lions up close, the captain needlessly hazarded his ship

Synonyms for Hazard

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