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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-ven-cher]
    • /ædˈvɛn tʃər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-ven-cher]
    • /ædˈvɛn tʃər/

Definitions of adventuring word

  • noun adventuring the act of doing adventurous things or having adventures 3
  • noun adventuring an exciting or very unusual experience. 1
  • noun adventuring participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure. 1
  • noun adventuring a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome. 1
  • noun adventuring a commercial or financial speculation of any kind; venture. 1
  • noun adventuring Obsolete. peril; danger; risk. chance; fortune; luck. 1

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Origin of adventuring

First appearance:

before 1200
One of the 9% oldest English words
1200-50; Middle English aventure < Anglo-French, Old French < Vulgar Latin *adventūra what must happen, feminine (orig. neuter plural) of Latin adventūrus future participle of advenīre to arrive; ad- ad- replacing a- a-5. See advent, -ure

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Parts of speech for Adventuring


adventuring popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adventuring usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adventuring

verb adventuring

  • undertake — to take upon oneself, as a task, performance, etc.; attempt: She undertook the job of answering all the mail.
  • attempt — If you make an attempt to do something, you try to do it, often without success.
  • presume — to take for granted, assume, or suppose: I presume you're tired after your drive.
  • stake — something that is wagered in a game, race, or contest.
  • hazard — an unavoidable danger or risk, even though often foreseeable: The job was full of hazards.

Antonyms for adventuring

verb adventuring

  • abstain — If you abstain from something, usually something you want to do, you deliberately do not do it.
  • ignore — to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
  • hold back — to elude or evade by a sudden shift of position or by strategy: to dodge a blow; to dodge a question.
  • refrain — to abstain from an impulse to say or do something (often followed by from): I refrained from telling him what I thought.
  • measure — a unit or standard of measurement: weights and measures.

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