Definitions For Risk

noun

  • A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
  • The probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
  • The probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
  • A source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
  • The possibility that something bad or unpleasant (such as an injury or a loss) will happen
  • Someone or something that may cause something bad or unpleasant to happen
  • A person or thing that someone judges to be a good or bad choice for insurance, a loan, etc.

verb

  • Take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • Expose to a chance of loss or damage
  • To put (something) in a situation in which it could be lost, damaged, etc.
  • To do something that could result in (something bad or unpleasant)
  • To do (something that may have harmful or bad results)

Is Risks a Scrabble Word?

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

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
9

The word Risk is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Risk in a Sentence

  • I prefer not to expose my money to too much risk.
  • The degree of risk is minimal.
  • All investments have an element of risk.
  • She risked her life to save her children.
  • He risked all his money on starting his own business.
  • He risked breaking his neck.

Synonyms for Risk

Antonyms for Risks

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