Endanger



[en-deyn-jeyr] /ɛnˈdeɪn dʒeɪr/

verb (used with object)
1.
to expose to ; imperil:
It was foolish to endanger your life in that way.
/ɪnˈdeɪndʒə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to put in danger or peril; imperil
v.

late 15c., from en- (1) “make, put in” + danger. Related: Endangered; endangering. Endangered species first recorded 1964.

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