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Definition of Risk


  1. Hazard; danger; peril; exposure to loss, injury, or destruction.
  2. Hazard of loss; liabillity to loss in property.
  3. To expose to risk, hazard, or peril; to venture; as, to risk goods on board of a ship; to risk one's person in battle; to risk one's fame by a publication.
  4. To incur the risk or danger of; as, to risk a battle.

Risk Quotations

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. - T. S. Eliot
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot

The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
Mark Zuckerberg

I'm saying to be a hero is means you step across the line and are willing to make a sacrifice, so heroes always are making a sacrifice. Heroes always take a risk. Heroes always deviant. Heroes always doing something that most people don't and we want to change - I want to democratise heroism to say any of us can be a hero.
Philip Zimbardo

The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work.
David Suzuki

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
Warren Buffett
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Risk Translations

risk in Danish is riskere, risiko
risk in Dutch is kans lopen, op het spel zetten
risk in Finnish is vaarantaa
risk in German is Risiko, Wagnis, Risiko, riskieren, wagen
risk in Italian is rischiare, rischio
risk in Latin is periculum
risk in Norwegian is risiko
risk in Portuguese is risco
risk in Spanish is riesgo, arriesgar
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