venture [ven-cher] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||take a chance|
|Synonyms:||advance, assay, attempt, bet, brave, challenge, chance, dare, dare say, defy, endanger, essay, experiment, expose, feel, front*, gamble, get down, go out on a limb, grope, have a fling at, hazard, imperil, jeopardize, lay open, make a stab at, make bold, operate, play for, play the market, presume, put in jeopardy, put up, risk, speculate, stake, stick one's neck out, take a crack at, take a flyer, take a plunge, try, try out, volunteer, wager|
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||R & D, R and D, analysis, examination, experiment, investigation, research, research and development, testing, trial, trial and error, try out|
|Category:||2. Subservience to ends; precursory measures|
essay, trial, endeavor, attempt; aim, struggle, venture, adventure, speculation, coup d'essai, debut; probation (experiment).
try, essay; experiment; endeavor, strive; tempt, attempt, make an attempt; venture, adventure, speculate, take one's chance, tempt fortune; try one's fortune, try one's luck, try one's hand; use one's endeavor; feel one's way, grope one's way, pick one's way., try hard, push, make a bold push, use one's best endeavor; do one's best (exertion) [more].
essaying; experimental; tentative, empirical, probationary.
experimentally; on trial, at a venture; by rule of thumb; if one may be so bold.
aut non tentaris aut perfice [Ovid]; chi non s'arrischia non guadagna.
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experiment; essay (attempt); analysis (investigation); trial, tentative method, tatonnement., verification, probation, experimentum crucis, proof, criterion, diagnostic, test, crucial test., crucible, reagent, check, touchstone, pix; assay, ordeal; ring; curcuma paper, turmeric paper., empiricism, rule of thumb., feeler; pilot balloon, messenger balloon; pilot engine; scout; straw to show the wind., speculation, random shot, leap in the dark., analyzer, analyst; adventurer; experimenter, experimentist, experimentalist.
experiment; essay (endeavor); try, assay; make an experiment, make a trial of; give a trial to; put on trial, subject to trial; experiment upon; rehearse; put to the test, bring to the test, submit to the test, submit to the proof; prove, verify, test, touch, practice upon, try one's strength., grope; feel one's way, grope for one's way; fumble, tatonner, aller a tatons, put out a feeler, throw out a feeler; send up a pilot balloon; see how the land lies, see how the wind blows; consult the barometer; feel the pulse; fish for, bob for; cast for, beat about for; angle, trawl, cast one's net, beat the bushes., try one's fortune (adventure) [more]; explore (inquire).
experimental, empirical., probative, probatory, probationary, provisional; analytic, docimastic; tentative.
under probation, on one's trial.
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