Adjective "hazarded" definition and examples

(Hazarded may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈhazəd/

Definitions and examples

noun

A danger or risk.
  1. 'Tornado hazard in such regions is probably somewhat higher than the model predicts.'
  2. 'The minister said that farming is probably the only employment sector that poses such enormous direct risks and hazards for both children and elderly people.'
  3. 'The reports of anthrax cases have put a renewed focus on the risks and hazards posed by biological agents.'
  4. 'These will detail the effects of smallpox, anthrax, mustard gas and other chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards.'
  5. 'Ensuring safe delivery and optimal care of the baby at birth eliminates the risk of peri-natal hazards to the brain.'
  6. 'If ever you see a flooded road, or another traffic hazard, be sure to phone into the studio.'
  7. 'The main hazard is the risk of deep vein thrombosis.'
  8. 'Choked drains and polluted water bodies are to be tracked and cleaned up as they are the potential sources of health hazards.'
  9. 'The benefits of antiplatelet therapy outweigh any hazards.'
  10. 'All chemicals must be accompanied by public data on hazards or risk being taken off the market.'
  11. 'a safety hazard'
  12. 'There had been concerns about potential health and safety hazards, including the fact that Miss Halliday would have to wear a tightly-fitting corset.'
  13. 'This teaches us to assess and minimize risk by identifying hazards and implementing controls.'
  14. 'The crew failed to identify hazards, to assess risks and to implement controls.'
  15. 'I remember that those toys were recalled because they were a choking hazard.'
  16. 'He should be alert to the hazards and risks inherent in any professional task he undertakes.'
  17. 'Some camps have taken the necessary steps to control cooking hazards and the risk of fire.'
  18. 'The planning system should guide development to lessen the risk from natural or man made hazards.'
  19. 'If you are confident that you understand the work, you can do the hazard identification and risk assessment yourself.'
  20. 'Controls are actions taken to eliminate hazards or reduce risk.'
  21. 'Depleted uranium is officially considered to be more of a toxic than a radiological hazard.'
  22. 'Bunkers are hazards, according to the rules of golf.'
  23. 'While bunkers are hazards by the rules of golf, the native grass edging is not a hazard but plays as difficult or even more difficult.'
  24. 'An architect probably is in the best position to determine the strategic aspects of the bunker as a hazard.'
  25. 'The solution is to sometimes remind golfers that sand bunkers are a hazard.'
  26. 'No matter which treatment method is used, the basic rules for maintaining water features and hazards remain the same.'
  27. 'He got a great kick out of tackling Mount Juliet's delightful putting green with its water hazards and bunkers.'
  28. 'Thinking my ball was lost after hitting a tee shot into a water hazard, l played a provisional ball.'
  29. 'He chased his errant tee shot into a hazard.'
  30. 'I guess because of the distance and the water hazard, it seemed like a miracle shot.'
  31. 'There are powder-white bunkers and marshland as hazards.'
Chance; probability.
  1. 'And although he tries to concoct it, there is scant sense of hazard.'
  2. 'Those changes simply could not have happened by hazard'
A gambling game using two dice, in which the chances are complicated by arbitrary rules.
  1. 'Who will go with me to hazard, For a hundred English prisoners?'
(in real tennis) each of the winning openings in the court.
    A stroke with which a ball is pocketed.
    1. 'A player fails to score and gives way to his opponents if his stroke does not result in a cannon, a losing hazard or a winning hazard.'
    2. 'In making a short losing hazard into the right top pocket across the head of the board, Newman just grazed his opponent's ball with his cue.'
    3. 'The winning hazard becomes automatic.'
    4. 'Wherever the winning hazard reigns he has this strong pull over all possible opponents.'

    verb

    Say (something) in a tentative way.
    1. 'I could hazard a guess, but it would be merely that - a guess.'
    2. 'It is far too early to hazard any kind of decent guess at the likely outcome.'
    3. 'Of the 1,000 parents and grandparents surveyed, 28% were unable even to hazard a guess about the level of costs.'
    4. 'At the end he hazards an estimate, cautiously and with qualifications, that the Aboriginal population was perhaps 600 when the settlers arrived.'
    5. 'I hazard to state that there would be very few rape victims who are not, on a daily basis, reminded of the crime committed against them.'
    6. 'No one's even hazarding a guess on the loss of life or the extent of the damage.'
    7. 'I would hazard the view that Shreshtha's recent oil paintings are among the most important works he has produced in his career.'
    8. 'Some were hazarding a guess that perhaps there had been an accident or breakdown, but no one knew for sure.'
    9. 'Orwell admired Joyce as the king of literary modernism, while hazarding the possibility that his best books may well turn out to be Dubliners and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.'
    10. 'It is almost impossible to hazard a guess as to what will happen.'
    Put (something) at risk of being lost.
    1. 'I figured I'd force myself to take risks, hazard extra dangers, go where reporters weren't.'
    2. 'The shocking discovery of discarded glue bags raises the frightening spectre of youngsters hazarding their lives in search of cheap thrills.'
    3. 'In order to achieve a world record and generate a stunning effect, we defy great risks, even hazarding our lives.'
    4. 'I would hazard a bet that hardly anyone knew or cared what the creators said.'

    More definitions

    1. an unavoidable danger or risk, even though often foreseeable: The job was full of hazards.

    2. something causing unavoidable danger, peril, risk, or difficulty: the many hazards of the big city.

    3. the absence or lack of predictability; chance; uncertainty: There is an element of hazard in the execution of the most painstaking plans.

    4. Golf. a bunker, sand trap, or the like, constituting an obstacle.

    5. the uncertainty of the result in throwing a die.

    6. a game played with

    More examples(as adjective)

    "walls can be hazarded."

    Origin

    (hazard)Middle English (in hazard (sense 3 of the noun)): from Old French hasard, from Spanish azar, from Arabic az-zahr ‘chance, luck’, from Persian zār or Turkish zar ‘dice’.