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English verb: endanger

1. endanger (stative) pose a threat to; present a danger to


SamplesThe pollution is endangering the crops.


ExamplesThey endanger the animals


Synonymsimperil, jeopardise, jeopardize, menace, peril, threaten


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)be, exist

2. endanger (communication) put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position


Synonymsexpose, peril, queer, scupper


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)affect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch, touch on


Narrower (hyponym)compromise









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