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Meaning and definition for "adventure" word

[noun] a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
[verb] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
[verb] put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
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\Ad*ven"ture\ (?; 135), n. [OE. aventure, aunter, anter, F. aventure, fr. LL. adventura, fr. L. advenire, adventum, to arrive, which in the Romance languages took the sense of ``to happen, befall.'' See Advene.] 1. That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss. Nay, a far less good to man it will be found, if she must, at all adventures, be fastened upon him individually. --Milton. 2. Risk; danger; peril. [Obs.] He was in great adventure of his life. --Berners. 3. The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat. He loved excitement and adventure. --Macaulay. 4. A remarkable occurrence; a striking event; a stirring incident; as, the adventures of one's life. --Bacon. 5. A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account. {A bill of adventure} (Com.), a writing setting forth that the goods shipped are at the owner's risk. Syn: Undertaking; enterprise; venture; event.
\Ad*ven"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adventured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adventuring}.] [OE. aventuren, auntren, F. aventurer, fr. aventure. See {Adventure}, n.] 1. To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture. He would not adventure himself into the theater. --Acts xix. 31. 2. To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare. Yet they adventured to go back. --Bunyan, Discriminations might be adventured. --J. Taylor.
\Ad*ven"ture\, v. i. To try the chance; to take the risk. I would adventure for such merchandise. --Shak.

Synonyms for adventure

chance, dangerous undertaking, escapade, gamble, hazard, jeopardize, risk, risky venture, run a risk, stake, take a chance, take chances, venture

See also: assay | attempt | essay | labor | lay on the line | luck it | luck through | project | put on the line | seek | task | try | undertaking |

Related terms: bold stroke, Clio, enterprise, event, fluke, fortuity, gamble, handiwork, hazard, journal, martyrology, memoirs, memorials, operation, performance, res gestae, step, theory of history, thing, tour de force, transaction, waver

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Let's analyse "adventure" as pure text. This string has Nine letters in Three syllables and Four vowels. 44.4% of vowels is 5.8% more then average English word. Written in backwards: ERUTNEVDA. Average typing speed for these characters is 2430 milliseconds. [info]

Morse code: .- -.. ...- . -. - ..- .-. .


Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: adventure: 1 + 5 + 3 + 5 = 14, reduced: 5 . and the final result is Five.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: adventure: 1 + 4 + 4 + 5 + 5 + 2 + 3 + 9 + 5 = 38, reduced: 11, and the final result is Eleven.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
A (1) 1 Magician Creative, Inventive, Intuitive
D (1) 4 Emperor Determined, Persistant, Idealist
E (2) 5 Hierophant Wise, Crafty, Daring, Inventive
N (1) 14 Temperance Healer, Wise, Survivor, Crafty
R (1) 18 Moon Patient, Determined, Strong
T (1) 20 Judgement Unswerving, Steadfast, Demanding, Forceful
U (1) 21 World Gifted, Generous, Bountiful
V (1) 22 Fool Fun, Joyous, Persistant, Risk taker, Childish

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