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Adventure

Ad`ven´ture
n.1.
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.
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.
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.
v. t.1.To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture.
[imp. & p. p. Adventured ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Adventuring ( ).]
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.
v. i.1.To try the chance; to take the risk.
I would adventure for such merchandise.
- Shak.
Noun1.Adventureadventure - a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
Verb1.adventure - take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
2.adventure - put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"

ADVENTURE, bill of. A writing signed by a merchant, to testify that the goods shipped on board a certain vessel are at the venture of another person, he himself being answerable only for the produce. Techn. Dict.

ADVENTURE, crim. law. See Misadventure.

ADVENTURE, mer. law. Goods sent abroad under the care of a supercargo, to be disposed of to the best advantage for the benefit of his employers, is called an adventure.

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