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Definition of Adventure


  1. That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss.
  2. Risk; danger; peril.
  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.
  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.
  6. To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture.
  7. To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.
  8. To try the chance; to take the risk.

Adventure Quotations

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Helen Keller

Amelia Earhart Quote
Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
Amelia Earhart

Life is either a great adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller

The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.
Billy Graham

Andre Gide Quote
It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
Andre Gide
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Adventure Translations

adventure in Afrikaans is avontuur
adventure in Danish is eventyr
adventure in Dutch is avontuur, perikel, lotgeval
adventure in French is aventure
adventure in German is Abenteuer {n}
adventure in Norwegian is opplevelse, eventyr
adventure in Portuguese is aventura
adventure in Spanish is aventura

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