Legal Definition and Related Resources of Danger

Meaning of Danger

jeopardy ; exposure to loss or injury , peril . See U.S. v Mays, I Idaho 763.

Synonyms of Danger


  • assailability
  • crisis
  • defenselessness
  • discrimen
  • exposure to harm
  • hazard
  • helplessness
  • imperilment
  • jeopardy
  • lack of protection
  • lack of safety
  • liability to injury
  • menace
  • nonimmunity
  • penetrability
  • penculum
  • peril
  • perilousness
  • precariousness
  • pregnability
  • risk
  • susceptibility
  • threat
  • unguardedness
  • vincibility
  • vincibleness
  • vulnerability
  • Associated Concepts: apparent danger
  • appreciation of danger
  • assumption of risk
  • avoidance of danger
  • clear and present danger
  • danger invites rescue doctrine
  • danger signal
  • danger zone
  • foreseeable dangers
  • hidden danger
  • imminent danger
  • impending danger
  • inherent danger
  • intrinsic danger
  • knowledge of danger
  • known danger
  • latent danger
  • obvious danger
  • obvious risks
  • patent danger
  • unavoidable danger
  • unnecessary exposure to danger
  • zoneofapprehendable dangerforeign phrases: Periculosum existimo quod bonorum virorum non comprobatur exemplo
  • I think that dangerous which is not approved by the example of good men

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Danger in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Assumption Of Risk, Attractive Nuisance Doctrine, Entrap, , Hazard, Homestead, Jason Clause, Jettison, Mischief, Moral Hazard, Nuisance, Rescue, , , Safe Place Of Work, Salvage, Secure, Towage, .

Danger in the Dictionary of Law consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases and Maxims

In the law of self defense “apparent danger” means such overt, actual demonstration, by conduct and acts, of a design to take life or to do some great personal injury, as makes killing apparently necessary for self-preservation. Evans v. State, 44 Miss. 773 (1870).

Note: This legal definition of Danger in the Dictionary of Law (English and American Jurisprudence) is from 1893.


Legal English Vocabulary: Danger in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term danger into Spanish: peligro (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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See Also

  • Working Condition
  • Working Time
  • Occupational Health
  • Work Environment
  • Labor Law
  • Legal Working Age


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