Definition of Jeopardy

1. Noun. A source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune. "Drinking alcohol is a health hazard"




Definition of Jeopardy

1. n. Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.

2. v. t. To jeopardize.

Definition of Jeopardy

1. Proper noun. (w Jeopardy!), a popular television game show in which contestants answer clues by responding in the form of a question, hosted originally by (w Art Fleming) and most notably by (w Alex Trebek). ¹

2. Noun. Danger of loss, harm, or failure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jeopardy

1. risk of loss or injury [n -DIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jeopardy

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jeopardizations
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jeopardy (current term)
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jequerity
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Literary usage of Jeopardy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on American Law by James Kent, Charles M. Barnes (1884)
"(li) This prohibition, as to putting a party twice in jeopardy, is in the Constitution of the United States, audit has been deemed by Mr. Justice Story to ..."

2. General Explanation of Tax Legislation Enacted in 1998: Report of the Joint edited by William Roth, Bill Archer (2000)
"Approval required for jeopardy and termination assessments and jeopardy levies ... The Code provides special procedures that allow the IRS to make jeopardy ..."

3. A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States by Francis Wharton (1874)
"Once in jeopardy, u § 573. (a.) Constitutional provision.— By the Constitution of the United States it is provided : " Nor shall any person be subject for ..."

4. A Brief for the Trial of Criminal Cases by Austin Abbott, William Constantine Beecher (1902)
"jeopardy, when incurred. Under the usual constitutional provisions that the accused shall not twice he put in jeopardy for the same offense,1 it has ..."

5. The Law of the Federal and State Constitutions of the United States: With an by Frederic Jesup Stimson (1908)
"Twice in jeopardy.2 In most States the general provision is found that no person, for the same offence can be twice put in jeopardy,8 in jeopardy of life or ..."

6. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1892)
"To pot him twice in jeopardy, he must again be put upon his trial, before a jury impaneled and sworn, and charged with hi* deliverance. ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"He no more would be put in jeopardy a second time when retried because of a mistake of law in his favor, than he would be when retried for a mistake that ..."

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