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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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