Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: risk

1. risk (om tilstand) a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDrinking alcohol is a health hazard.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)endangerment, hazard, jeopardy, peril


Mindre specifikke termerdanger


Mere specifikke termerhealth hazard, moral hazard, occupational hazard, sword of Damocles

2. risk (om handling) a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe saw the rewards but not the risks of crime.
There was a danger he would do the wrong thing.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)danger, peril


Mindre specifikke termerventure


Mere specifikke termerchance, crapshoot, gamble

3. risk (om egenskab) the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)risk of infection


Mindre specifikke termerchance, probability

4. risk (om egenskab) the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)risk of exposure


Mindre specifikke termerchance, probability


Engelsk udsagnsord: risk

1. risk (om adfærd) expose to a chance of loss or damage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe risked losing a lot of money in this venture.
Why risk your life?.
She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lay on the line, put on the line


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre specifikke termerassay, attempt, essay, seek, try


Mere specifikke termeradventure, bell the cat, hazard, jeopardize, stake, venture

2. risk (om adfærd) take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen you buy these stocks you are gambling.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adventure, chance, gamble, hazard, run a risk, take a chance, take chances


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termerassay, attempt, essay, seek, try


Mere specifikke termergo for broke, luck it, luck through









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