Definition of Hazard


  • an obstacle on a golf course
  • an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    "bad luck caused his downfall"
    "we ran into each other by pure chance"
  • a source of danger
    a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune
    "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"


  • take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
    "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
    - take chances - run a risk - take a chance
  • put at risk
    "I will stake my good reputation for this"
  • 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"
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Word games points for the Hazard

  • Scrabble® score of the hazard (19)
  • Word Chums® score of the hazard (19)
  • Words With Friends® score of the hazard (108)

Unscramble hazard

18 unscramble word found using the letters hazard.

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