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Definition of Venture


  1. An undertaking of chance or danger; the risking of something upon an event which can not be foreseen with certainty; a hazard; a risk; a speculation.
  2. An event that is not, or can not be, foreseen; an accident; chance; hap; contingency; luck.
  3. The thing put to hazard; a stake; a risk; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
  4. To hazard one's self; to have the courage or presumption to do, undertake, or say something; to dare.
  5. To make a venture; to run a hazard or risk; to take the chances.
  6. To expose to hazard; to risk; to hazard; as, to venture one's person in a balloon.
  7. To put or send on a venture or chance; as, to venture a horse to the West Indies.
  8. To confide in; to rely on; to trust.

Venture Quotations

A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss... That's the trade-off. But I'll take it all.
Brad Pitt

My motto in life is 'Take risks;' you don't have a voice if you don't. You have to venture outside your boundaries. That's what life's all about.
Kelly Wearstler

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.
Vance Havner

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Lydia M. Child

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone
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Venture Translations

venture in Danish is riskere
venture in Dutch is zich wagen aan, aandurven
venture in Finnish is vaarantaa
venture in French is risquer
venture in German is wagen, Risiko, herauswagen
venture in Latin is conor
venture in Portuguese is risco
venture in Spanish is ventura, especulacion
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