venture n

OFr auenture < L. adventūra, a thing about to happen to anyone; see adventure, n.

  1. Hazard; undertaking; attempt; motive; essay.
  2. Purpose; aim; endeavor.
  3. Chance; risk; gamble.
  4. Quest; prank; antic; caper; adventure.

venture [-d] v

see venture, n.

  1. Try; risk; attempt; make an effort; take a chance; walk by faith.
  2. Embark; sally; dare to move.