Definition of jeopardize verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jeopardize

 verb
(British English also -ise)verb
BrE BrE//ˈdʒepədaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒepərdaɪz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jeopardize
BrE BrE//ˈdʒepədaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒepərdaɪz//
 
he / she / it jeopardizes
BrE BrE//ˈdʒepədaɪzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒepərdaɪzɪz//
 
past simple jeopardized
BrE BrE//ˈdʒepədaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒepərdaɪzd//
 
past participle jeopardized
BrE BrE//ˈdʒepədaɪzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒepərdaɪzd//
 
-ing form jeopardizing
BrE BrE//ˈdʒepədaɪzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒepərdaɪzɪŋ//
 
 
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jeopardize something/somebody (formal) to risk harming or destroying something/somebody synonym endanger He would never do anything to jeopardize his career. This scandal could seriously jeopardize his chances of being re-elected.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jeopardize