Venture


Venture
Venture Ven"ture, v. t. 1. To expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon. [1913 Webster]

I am afraid; and yet I'll venture it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies. [1913 Webster]

3. To confide in; to rely on; to trust. [R.] [1913 Webster]

A man would be well enough pleased to buy silks of one whom he would not venture to feel his pulse. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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