Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “risk”

risk

noun /risk/
(a person, thing etc which causes or could cause) danger or possible loss or injury
riesgo
He thinks we shouldn’t go ahead with the plan because of the risks involved / because of the risk of failure.
risky adverb (comparative riskier, superlative riskiest) possibly causing or bringing loss, injury etc
arriesgado
Motor-racing is a risky business.
at (a person’s) own risk with the person agreeing to accept any loss, damage etc involved
por su cuenta y riesgo
Cars may be parked here at their owner’s risk.
at risk in danger; likely to suffer loss, injury etc
expuesto, en peligro
Heart disease can be avoided if people at risk take medical advice.
at the risk of with the possibility of (loss, injury, trouble etc)
a riesgo de
He saved the little girl at the risk of his own life At the risk of offending you, I must tell you that I disapprove of your behaviour.
run/take the risk (of) to do something which involves a risk
correr el riesgo, arriesgarse
I took the risk of buying that jumper for you – I hope it fits He didn’t want to run the risk of losing his money.
take risks / take a risk to do something which might cause loss, injury etc
correr riesgos, arriesgarse
One cannot be successful in business unless one is willing to take risks.
(Definition of risk from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “risk” in Spanish

Definitions of “risk” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

innovate

to introduce changes and new ideas

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More