4 Letters
3 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use risk as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Risk
A 1 syllables noun and 4 letters with the letters i, k, r, and s, 3 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letters is. Risk starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters r, ri, ris, and the ending characters are k, sk, isk, ..
Definition
A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury; "he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"; "there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
Origin/Roots
Middle French
School Grade
Risk is set as a kindergarten word that starts with r, ends with k, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 4 letters.
Scrabble
Is risk a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Risk in Pig Latin is said as "iskray or iskrway".
Unigram
r | i | s | k
Bigram
ri | is | sk
Trigram
ris | isk
Quadrigram
risk
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury;
"he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime";
"there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
the probability of being exposed to an infectious agent
the probability of becoming infected given that exposure to an infectious agent has occurred
a source of danger;
a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune;
"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
Verb Examples
take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome;
"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
expose to a chance of loss or damage;
"We risked losing a lot of money in this venture";
"Why risk your life?"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Risk"

There are 295 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to risk.

SynonymDefinition
Accidentanything that happens by chance without an apparent cause
Accidentality
Actuarial Calculation
Admit Of
Adventitiousness
Adventurea wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
Apprehensionthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Arrestthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Augur(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
Auspicatecommence in a manner calculated to bring good luck
"They auspicated the trip with a bottle of champagne"

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Anagrams

There are 2 anagrams from risk.

Anagram Definition
Riska venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
"he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"
"there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
Krisa Malayan dagger with a wavy blade

View English words with the unique letters used in risk. Words With The Letters Ikrs

Derives

Risk derives from 14 words.

Word Definition
Adventurea wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
Chancea risk involving danger
"you take a chance when you let her drive"
Endangerput in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
Exposethe exposure of an impostor or a fraud
"he published an expose of the graft and corruption in city government"
Gamblea risky act or venture
Hazardan obstacle on a golf course
Lay On The Line
Perila venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
"he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"
"there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"
Put On The Line
Riska venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
"he saw the rewards but not the risks of crime"
"there was a danger he would do the wrong thing"

Hypernyms

Risk has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Ventureany venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome

Hyponyms

There are 3 hyponyms for risk

Word Definition
Chancea risk involving danger;
"you take a chance when you let her drive"
Crapshoota gambling game using two dice
Gamblea risky act or venture

Names With The Word "Risk"

11 names are spelled with risk.

NameMaleFemale
MariskaYesYes
TamariskNoYes
TriskaNoYes
PriskaYesYes
PriskillaYesYes

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word risk.

Is risk a scrabble word or can you use risk in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 18154 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 19159 games. This 4 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways. What other words can be made with the letters i, k, r, and s? There's 32 with 6 letters or less with the letters i, k, r, and s. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Strike (6 letters) 10 +2 10 +2 krseti
Risk (4 letters) 8 8 risk
Frisk (5 letters) 12 +4 12 +4 frisk
Shrike (6 letters) 13 +5 12 +4 shirke
Stirk (5 letters) 9 +1 9 +1 skirt
Bakery (6 letters) 15 +7 15 +7 abekry
Kris (4 letters) 8 8 risk
Skirt (5 letters) 9 +1 9 +1 skirt
Kisser (6 letters) 10 +2 10 +2 kisser
Shriek (6 letters) 13 +5 12 +4 shirke
Kirsch (6 letters) 15 +7 15 +7 kirsch
Bikers (6 letters) 12 +4 13 +5 bikers
Kishar (6 letters) 13 +5 12 +4 kishar
Kaiser (6 letters) 10 +2 10 +2 kaiser
Skier (5 letters) 9 +1 9 +1 skier
Brisk (5 letters) 11 +3 12 +4 brisk
Shirk (5 letters) 12 +4 11 +3 shirk
Tricky (6 letters) 15 +7 15 +7 tricky
Rakish (6 letters) 13 +5 12 +4 kishar
Risky (5 letters) 12 +4 11 +3 risky
Frisky (6 letters) 16 +8 15 +7 frisky
Kreis (5 letters) 9 +1 9 +1 skier
Shikar (6 letters) 13 +5 12 +4 kishar
Bricks (6 letters) 14 +6 16 +8 bricks
Skirts (6 letters) 10 +2 10 +2 skirts





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