One entry found for danger.
Main Entry: dan·ger
Function: noun 1: the state of not being protected from injury, harm, or evil 2: something that may cause injury or harm <the dangers of the jungle> synonymsDANGER, HAZARD, PERIL, RISK mean a threat of loss, injury, or death. DANGER suggests possible harm that may or may not be avoided <an animal in danger of becoming extinct>. HAZARD suggests danger from something beyond one's control <the hazards of mining coal>. PERIL suggests immediate danger and a cause for fear <during the tornado their lives were in peril>. RISK suggests danger that may result from a chance freely taken <willing to take the risks that come with flying a plane>.