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ventures, plural;
  1. Dare to do something or go somewhere that may be dangerous or unpleasant
    • - she ventured out into the blizzard
  2. Dare to do or say something that may be considered audacious (often used as a polite expression of hesitation or apology)
    • - may I venture to add a few comments?
    • - I ventured to write to her
    • - he ventured the opinion that Putt was now dangerously insane
  3. Expose (something) to the risk of loss
    • - his fortune is ventured in an expedition over which he has no control
  1. A risky or daring journey or undertaking
    • - pioneering ventures into little-known waters
  2. A business enterprise involving considerable risk

  1. any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
  2. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
  3. guess: put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
  4. speculation: an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
  5. a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
  6. put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
  7. Venture is a 1981 arcade game by Exidy. It was ported to a number of home consoles, including the Atari 2600, ColecoVision and Intellivision systems.
  8. Boy Scouting is a membership level of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for boys and young men. It provides effective youth training in character, citizenship, and mental and personal fitness. ...
  9. Venture was a chain of defunct discount department store operating across Australia. It was developed by South Australian department store John Martins and was first opened in 1970. The chain grew to cover much of the country. ...
  10. Venture is a weekly Canadian business television series that aired on CBC Television from 1985 to 2007. The show focused mostly on business documentaries, but also aired business-related news pieces. ...
  11. The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington. The band, formed by Don Wilson and Bob Bogle, two masonry workers, has had an enduring impact on the development of music worldwide, having sold over 100 million records,Brasor, Philip. . ...
  12. (@Ventures) ModusLink Global Solutions, formerly CMGI Inc., is an American technology and venture capital company, headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. ...
  13. A risky or daring undertaking or journey; To undertake a risky or daring journey; To risk or offer; to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  14. A small company, usually new or renewed, that recognizes an unmet or inadequately met market need, and provides a distinctive solution in a competitive manner, which is sufficiently compelling to clients or customers to return a profit on the investment of creativity, energy, time, and resources ...
  15. Any initiative that entails the mobilization of resources to establish a good, service, program, and so forth to address needs, wants, problems, and challenges.
  16. a commercial undertaking, dealing with goods or assets in the hope that it will bring profit to those involved
  17. (1) A short tube with a constriction used to measure fluid or gas velocity by the differential pressure as the fluid or gas flows. (2) A constricted throat in an air passage of a carburetor used to mix fuel and air.
  18. to set out to do something even though it might be dangerous
  19. a calculated plan involving risk or uncertainty.
  20. An undertaking, such as one voyage of a vessel.
  21. An entrepreneurial activity in which capital is exposed to the risk of loss for the possibility of reaping a profit reward.
  22. (1967-1985) - "... the exciting, dangerous quiz game ..."
  23. An option of organization. The team is fully projectized and has left the matrix mode. People are usually working full time on the project. Venture may be internal, spun out, or joint with another firm. Used when the project must be free of substantial restraints within the current organization.
  24. dare to do something or go somewhere that may be dangerous; undertake a daring or risky journey (page 197, and a few other times throughout the last couple of chapters)
  25. An enterprise in which there is a risk of loss.