Character 7
Hyphenation ven ture
Pronunciations /ˈvɛn.t͡ʃə/

Definitions and meanings of "Venture"

What do we mean by venture?

An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome. noun

A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain. noun

Something, such as money or cargo, at hazard in a risky enterprise. noun

To expose to danger or risk. intransitive verb

To brave the dangers of. intransitive verb

To express at the risk of denial, criticism, or censure. intransitive verb

To take a risk; dare. intransitive verb

To proceed despite possible danger or risk. intransitive verb

(at a venture) By mere chance or fortune; at random. idiom

An undertaking of chance or danger; the risking of something upon an event which cannot be foreseen with certainty; the staking of something; a hazard. noun

Specifically, a scheme for making gain by way of trade; a commercial speculation. noun

The thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; particularly, something sent to sea in trade. noun

Chance; hap; contingency; luck; an event that is not or cannot, be foreseen. noun

Synonyms Hazard, etc. See risk. noun

To dare; have courage or presumption, as to do, undertake, or say.

To run a hazard or risk; try the chance; make a venture; expose one's life, fortune, etc.

To expose to hazard; risk; stake.

To run the hazard of; expose one's self to.

To put or send on a venture or commercial speculation.

To confide in; rely on; trust.

A risky or daring undertaking or journey.

An event that is not, or cannot be, foreseen.

The thing risked; especially, something sent to sea in trade.

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The word "venture" in example sentences

Here is the entire chronicle of Sam Gunn, trailblazer and scoundrel, as he scams his way from one end of the Solar System to the other, giving bold new meaning to the term venture capitalist. ❋ RobB (2009)

By definition, the term venture implies uncertainty, high risk reward and the probability of zero return … however, in hedging that risk reward by throwing out the least probable high return "ventures" the VC industry betrayed the idea of a VC industry over the last 15 years and hurt the entire technological and entrepreneurial effort in the US. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The success or failure of the venture is a factor of the success or failure of reconstruction. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Thomas Cook Chief Executive Manny Fontenla-Novoa said the venture is a landmark deal and a significant consolidation opportunity. ❋ Simon Zekaria (2010)

So we look at what we call a venture backed brand new IPO and certainly an IPO has been around the block for a while. ❋ Steve Forbes (2010)

A key component of this venture is the ability to connect the digital image of a business storefront to the traditional business data captured by infoUSA. ❋ Unknown (2007)

He turned short upon me, and asked me what I called a venture? ❋ Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe (1958)

Speculative interest has its legitimate purpose in giving an opportunity to those who have bought stock and held it during the development period to make the profits to which they are entitled ifs the venture is a success, but it is the hard, honest work on, the ground that is going to develop the Great Bear Lake area or any other area in Canada today. ❋ Unknown (1933)

The only way to judge the real world value from this kind of venture is to put up a website and start posting links to it in the silver forums and other places. ❋ Canadian Silver Bug/Green Assassin Brigade (2008)

"Our new joint venture is adopting unified nationwide standards for the sale and service of used cars." ❋ Unknown (2010)

This new business venture is the first step in our strategic effort to take 3D into the home and extend the IMAX brand. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Google required only $25 million in venture capital to become the company it is today. ❋ Unknown (2009)

One of the biggest impediments to starting a new venture is the "terror barrier," as popularized by Bob Proctor, a 75-year-old millionaire and world renowned entrepreneur. ❋ Marty Zwilling (2010)

TRUTH or CONSEQUENCES — A decadeslong vision that once seemed closer to a Buck Rogers fantasy than a real-life economic venture is nearing a countdown in the southern New Mexico desert: Groundbreaking for Spaceport America is tentatively scheduled for June 19. ❋ Unknown (2009)

One of the most intriguing entrants is the privately held Pacific BioSciences, which has over $260 million in venture funding and is working on a system that would run in hours, not days, by reading DNA molecules in real time as they replicate. ❋ Matthew Herper (2010)

Fresh & Easy posted a trading loss of 95 million pounds, and Tesco said the venture is two or three years away from turning a profit. ❋ Associated Press (2010)

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