part of speech: noun

definition 1: a chance or likelihood that something bad or harmful may happen; peril; risk.

  • The old shed is in danger of falling down.

synonyms: jeopardy, peril

antonyms: safety, security

definition 2: something that causes harm or injury.

  • Firemen face many dangers in their work.

synonyms: hazard, menace, peril

derivation: dangerless (adj.)