› [I + adverb/prep] to start a new activity, start thinking in a new way, or start doing an activity in a new place: venture into sth There are some excellent deals for new investors venturing into the electronic marketplace. Meanwhile, the insurer has ventured beyond insurance with the launch of its first unsecured personal loan last week. The company has finally decided to venture overseas. › [T] to say something when it is risky to do this: venture a guess/opinion/judgement I don't have enough knowledge to venture a judgement. I was too shy to venture a comment.