endanger etymology

English word endanger comes from English en- (As an intensifier. Caused. Covered. In, into, on, onto.), English endangered

Detailed word origin of endanger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
en- English (eng) As an intensifier. Caused. Covered. In, into, on, onto.
endangered English (eng) In danger, at risk, said of something where there is a strong possibility something bad will happen to it (for example, a species in danger of going extinct).
endanger English (eng) (obsolete, transitive) To incur the hazard of; to risk; to run the risk of.. (transitive) To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.

Words with the same origin as endanger

Descendants of en-
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