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Middle English daunger "power, dominion, peril" from Patrono:Xno[[Category:Patrono:Xno derivations|Danger]] dangier from Old French dangier, alteration of Old French dongier (infl by Old French dam "damage") from Vulgar Latin *domniārium "authority, power" from Latin dominus "lord, master". Displaced native Middle English pliht, plight "danger" (from Old English pliht "danger, peril, risk", cf Old English plēon "to risk"), Middle English frese "danger, fear" (from or akin to Old Saxon frēsa "peril, fear"), Middle English wathe "peril, hurt" (from Old Norse vāði "peril, hurt").

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Danger

Plural
Dangers

Danger (plural Dangers)
  1. (obsolete) Ability to harm; someone's dominion or power to harm or penalise. See In one's danger, below.
    "You stand within his danger, do you not?" (Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, 4:1:180)
  2. (obsolete) Liability.
    • 1526, Bible, tr. William Tyndale, Matthew V:
      Thou shalt not kyll. Whosoever shall kyll, shalbe in daunger of iudgement.
  3. (obsolete) Difficulty; sparingness.
  4. (obsolete) Coyness; disdainful behavior.
  5. (obsolete) A place where one is in the hands of the enemy.
  6. Exposure to liable harm.
    "Danger is a good teacher, and makes apt scholars" (William Hazlitt, Table talk).
  7. An instance or cause of liable harm.
    "Two territorial questions..unsettled..each of which was a positive danger to the peace of Europe" (Times, 5 Sept. 3/2).
  8. Mischief.
    "We put a Sting in him, / That at his will he may doe danger with" (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, 2:1:17).

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Infinitive
to Danger

Third person singular
Dangers

Simple past
Dangered

Past participle
Dangered

Present participle
Dangering

to Danger (third-person singular simple present Dangers, present participle Dangering, simple past and past participle Dangered)
  1. (obsolete) To claim liability.
  2. (obsolete) To imperil; to endanger.
  3. (obsolete) To run the risk.

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  • Oxford English Dictionary

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French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Danger m. (plural Dangers)

  1. danger
  2. jeopardy (danger of loss, harm, or failure)

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