Definition of Jeopardy:
Peril in which an accused is placed when he or she is properly charged for an offense in a court. If released by the court, the accused may not be tried at a later date for the same offense, except in few exceptions. See also double jeopardy.
Danger of loss, harm, or failure.
Synonyms of Jeopardy
Danger, Peril, Accident, Breakers ahead, Cardhouse, Cause for alarm, Chance, Compromise, Crisis, Danger, Dangerous ground, Emergency, Endangerment, Exposure, Gaping chasm, Gathering clouds, Hap, Hazard, House of cards, Imperil, Imperilment, Jeopard, Jeopardize, Liability, Menace, Openness, Pass, Peril, Pinch, Plight, Predicament, Quicksand, Risk, Rocks ahead, Sensitiveness, Storm clouds, Strait, Susceptibility, Thin ice, Threat, Uncertainty, Vulnerability
How to use Jeopardy in a sentence?
- Michaels job was not in jeopardy.
Meaning of Jeopardy & Jeopardy Definition