Adjective "jeopardize" definition and examples

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

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒɛpədʌɪz/

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Definitions and examples

verb

Put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
  1. 'Failure to provide this information to your insurer could jeopardize claims for damage or theft.'
  2. 'Compromising these standards could jeopardize the health of restaurant customers and staff.'
  3. 'The compromised microcirculation further jeopardizes the survival of pneumocytes and culminates in emphysema.'
  4. 'They seriously risk jeopardizing their careers if they attempt to work purely in the intelligence field.'
  5. 'No one wants to put their finest athletes at risk and this would jeopardize lives.'
  6. 'They have to ensure contracts for services are completed in time because failure could jeopardise the award.'
  7. 'It also plunders natural resources, imperils posterity, and jeopardizes self determination.'
  8. 'Vaccination has a potential role in disease and epidemic management, at the risk of jeopardizing the trade status of a country.'
  9. 'The loss of 30 tons of salt isn't likely to jeopardize road safety on the North Shore, Dean said.'
  10. 'Asked on Wednesday night if the loss to Northern Ireland might jeopardise his position, he said he would not resign.'

More definitions

1. to put in jeopardy; hazard; risk; imperil: He jeopardized his life every time he dived from the tower.

More examples(as adjective)

"freezes can be jeopardize for recipients."

"deficits can be jeopardize."

"freezes can be jeopardize."