1. Any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome (synset 100799539)
  2. An investment that is very risky but could yield great profits (synset 113363707)
    "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
  3. A commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit (synset 101119485)
  1. Proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers (synset 202378427)
    "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
  2. Put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation (synset 200918880)
    "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
  3. Put at risk (synset 202550969)
    "I will stake my good reputation for this"

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