—n. 1. an exciting or very unusual experience.
2. participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure. 3. a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome.
4. a commercial or financial speculation of any kind; venture.
5. Obs. a. peril; danger; risk.
b. chance; fortune; luck.
—v.t. 1. to risk or hazard.
2. to take the chance of; dare.
3. to venture to say or utter: to adventure an opinion.
—v.i. 1. to take the risk involved.
2. to venture; hazard.