What does the word endanger mean?

Usage examples for endanger

  1. And anyway, Mr. Howland had not asked him to cut Blancan warships in two and endanger the lives of the entire ship's company and guests. – Dan Merrithew by Lawrence Perry
  2. We mustn't endanger these women, and especially Miss Brisbane. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  3. Mary could no longer believe that he was constrained by a faction, but perceived clearly that he merely considered her as a rival, whose liberation would endanger his throne, and that whatever scruples he might once have entertained had given way to English gold and Scottish intimidation. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge