venturenoun [ C ]uk /ˈven.tʃər/ us /ˈven.tʃɚ/
- The project was a joint venture between the two schools .
- With debts of $4 million and a monthly payroll of $1.2 million, the venture is clearly heading for trouble.
- "How's your new venture going?" "It's looking quite promising."
- The office block was built as a speculative venture.
- They announced the start of a new commercial venture.
ventureverb [ I usually + adv/prep, T ]uk /ˈven.tʃər/ us /ˈven.tʃɚ/ formal
- In this region women seldom venture out of purdah.
- She ventured the opinion that they should be more polite.
- When we ventured outside, the sun was shining.
- We ventured into the local town.
- I ventured to suggest that we should stop for the night.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- a drowning man will clutch at a straw idiom
- a leap in the dark idiom
- be skating on thin ice idiom
- go for broke idiom
- have/put your head on the block idiom
- run the risk of doing sth idiom
- sail close to the wind idiom
- stick (sth) out
- stick your neck out idiom