What does the word jeopardy mean?

Usage examples for jeopardy

  1. The lives of us all must now be in constant jeopardy- that is, of us who must go out to battle. – La Vendée An Historical Romance by Anthony Trollope
  2. " Do not place in jeopardy again what has been so hardly won," continued the father. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  3. While we had our own danger to encounter, we thought the less of our fellow- sufferers; but, after our escape, it was painful to think of leaving them in jeopardy. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge