Definition Of risk
a situation involving exposure to danger.
flouting the law was too much of a risk
expose (someone or something valued) to danger, harm, or loss.
he risked his life to save his dog
Example Of risk
a high consumption of caffeine was suggested as a risk factor for loss of bone mass
Because I was having this child in my early forties, there was a slight risk factor.
Before you proceed, make sure that your investment is worth the risk .
But why risk his reputation as a scientist by perpetuating such a falsehood?