Etymology

From en- +‎ danger. Displaced native Old English frēcnian.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key)/ənˈdeɪndʒɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key)/ənˈdeɪndʒə/

Alternative forms

  • endaunger (obsolete)
  • indanger

Verb

endanger (third-person singular simple present endangerspresent participle endangeringsimple past and past participle endangered)

  1. (transitive) To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To incur the hazard of; to risk; to run the risk of.
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