adventure


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adventure

noun endeavor, enterprise, episode, experience, exploit, happening, happenstance, quest, undertaking, venture
Associated concepts: detour and adventure

adventure

verb chance, endanger, hazard, imperil, jeopardize, risk, run the risk, stake, take a chance, venture
See also: bet, enterprise, event, experience, transaction, undertaking, venture

ADVENTURE, bill of. A writing signed by a merchant, to testify that the goods shipped on board a certain vessel are at the venture of another person, he himself being answerable only for the produce. Techn. Dict.

ADVENTURE, crim. law. See Misadventure.

ADVENTURE, mer. law. Goods sent abroad under the care of a supercargo, to be disposed of to the best advantage for the benefit of his employers, is called an adventure.

References in classic literature ?
Standing aside from the rush, the young man made a rapid estimate of the building in which he conceived that his adventure must lie.
Moments like those that passed before his knock was answered measure the quick breath of true adventure.
Which conclusion, under the circumstances, certainly admits Rudolf Steiner to the ranks of the true followers of Romance and Adventure.
The frank, grey eyes, the little nose, turning pertly outward; the chestnut hair, curling like the tendrils of a pea vine, seemed the right end and reward of all his wonderful adventures.
Tarzan was a bit puzzled, too, that he felt no desire to rush frantically to some place of safety, as had been the sensation most conspicuous in the other of his new and remarkable adventures.
This was quite the most realistic of his sleep adventures, thought Tarzan, as he passively awaited the next amusing incident.
VSR Infratech has launched Delhi/ NCR's first maximum adventure zone Frenzy Adventure here.
Since 1979--the year the first Choose Your Own Adventure book was published--the series has been translated into 38 foreign languages, has over 250 million copies in print, and each of the first 15 books of the series is a one-million-copy bestseller
To book the Ghan train adventure from the States, contact ATS Tours (310-643-0044).
It is one of the better kid's adventure novels I have read in years with a non-stop, relentlessly driving pace.
But that's part of multisport adventure racing for Louise Cooper, 50, of West Hills.
GUYS, HERE'S A question just for you: What sort of daring adventure fantasies recharge your sense of your own masculinity?