Definition of Jeopard

1. v. t. To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to hazard.



Definition of Jeopard

1. Verb. (transitive archaic) To put in jeopardy; to expose to loss or injury; to imperil; to hazard. ¹

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Definition of Jeopard

1. to imperil [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: imperil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jeopard

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jennite
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jentacular
jenticulate
jentling
jentschite
jeofail
jeofails
jeon
jeopard (current term)
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Literary usage of Jeopard

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1. Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect by Hezekiah Niles (1822)
"... they do noi jeopard their lives for a muter who considers them only as the instruments of his ambition, and whom they regard only as the daily dispenser ..."

2. History of Illinois, from 1778-1833: And Life and Times of Ninian Edwards by Ninian Wirt Edwards, William Wirt (1870)
"A man who lias blessings like these in his possession will not be very wise to jeopard them all by launching on the stormy Baltic of politics. ..."

3. Daily Meditations by George Bowen (1865)
"It is the acme of folly to do anything that may jeopard our hope of reigning with Christ, in the day that the kings of the earth shall be crouching in dens ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"Sometimes written for to jeopard ; probably from ignorance of the etymology. ... To jeopard, itself, is not much in use. All the examples given in Todd'i ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Sometimes written for to jeopard ; probably from ignorance of the etymology. ... was) to jeopard the libertie of our country, to the hazard of a battel. ..."

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