What does the word endanger mean?

Usage examples for endanger

  1. We mustn't endanger these women, and especially Miss Brisbane. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  2. 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