Synonyms of risk in English:

risk


See definition of risk

noun

1‘to publish the story was indeed a risk’

SYNONYMS

chance, uncertainty, unpredictability, precariousness, instability, insecurity, perilousness, riskiness, gamble, venture

ANTONYMS

safety

2‘do not use the stove inside a tent because of the risk of fire’

SYNONYMS

possibility, chance, probability, likelihood, danger, peril, threat, menace, fear, prospect

ANTONYMS

impossibility

3‘they're putting their own lives at risk’

SYNONYMS

danger, peril, jeopardy, hazard, threat, menace


verb

1‘a father risked his life to save his twin babies from a fire’

SYNONYMS

endanger, put at risk, put in danger, expose to danger, put on the line, take a chance with, imperil, jeopardize, put in jeopardy, hazard, bet, wager, chance, venture

2‘in a tweed coat you risk getting cold and wet’

SYNONYMS

chance, venture, take the risk of, stand a chance of