WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
jeop•ard•ize /ˈdʒɛpɚˌdaɪz/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -ized, -iz•ing. 
  1. to put in jeopardy;
    cause danger, risk, or peril to;
    imperil:Don't jeopardize your career with a foolish gamble like that.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
jeop•ard•ize  ( jepər dīz′),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -ized, -iz•ing. 
  1. to put in jeopardy;
    hazard;
    risk;
    imperil:He jeopardized his life every time he dived from the tower.
Also,[esp. Brit.,] jeopard•ise′. 
  • jeopard(y) + -ize 1640–50


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

jeopardize, jeopardise /ˈdʒɛpəˌdaɪz/ vb (transitive)
  1. to risk; hazard: he jeopardized his job by being persistently unpunctual
  2. to put in danger; imperil



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