Noun Adventure Definition and Examples







An unusual and exciting or daring experience.
  1. 'A holiday in this province can be an exciting adventure.'
  2. 'Even for veteran scuba divers such as myself, an excursion on a submarine is an exciting adventure.'
  3. 'It is also an exciting adventure and a story of a quest that must be fulfilled.'
  4. 'So grab your day pack, and get ready for some exciting adventures!'
  5. 'Every year brings new adventures, experiences and surprises.'
  6. 'For Charlie, who has suffered heart and lung problems since he was born prematurely, the weekend is set to be packed with exciting adventures.'
  7. 'In the tale Alice, an innocent enough young girl, steps through her mirror into a magical world where she has a range of exciting adventures.'
  8. 'Does the idea of touring conjure up exciting images of places to see and new foods and adventures to experience in foreign lands?'
  9. 'It is a new experience, a new adventure, and we have lots of family and friends who will come out to see us.'
  10. '‘I feel as though we're embarking upon an exciting adventure,’ she confessed, her eyes sparkling.'
  11. 'she travelled the world in search of adventure'
  12. 'Rome offers you a wide range of excitement, adventure, and enjoyment.'
  13. 'There is something endlessly appealing about this film, a sense of adventure and excitement as seen through the lens of a Hollywood of a more innocent time.'
  14. 'What happened to that sense of academic adventure, excitement and curiosity?'
  15. 'You are a roamer and need adventure, excitement, and freedom.'
  16. 'I am armed with a sense of adventure, and excited for what awaits.'
  17. 'I go out looking for adventure and risk, so I can feel alive.'
  18. 'There was a flushed look on his face, as if the thrill of danger and adventure was something he dearly missed.'
  19. 'This was what I had always dreamed of, true excitement and adventure.'
  20. 'As for those choosing to trek, this activity will mean thrill, excitement and adventure.'
  21. 'A walled and deserted garden provides the idea place for adventure and excitement for the town's children, until its owner returns.'
  22. 'I sold my East India adventure of £250 principal for £750'
  23. 'At this stage in history, the merchant class, desperate for money to finance their adventures, struggled with the monopoly of the moneylenders and overcame it.'


Engage in daring or risky activity.
  1. 'I have been out adventuring again today at the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary.'
  2. 'The European seaman is prudent when adventuring out to sea.'
  3. 'To prevent further adventuring, these emperors made it a capital offense to build a boat with more than two masts.'
  4. 'Why had she adventured her life on a bold impulse to satisfy mere curiosity?'
  5. 'The adventurers were so called because they lent or adventured money to parliament.'
  6. 'Before they killed him he said, ‘I have adventured my life in endeavouring to obtain the liberty of my countrymen, and I am a willing sacrifice in their cause.’'
((n.) That which happens without design; chance; hazard; hap; hence, chance of danger or loss.|--|(n.) Risk; danger; peril.|--|(n.) The encountering of risks; hazardous and striking enterprise; a bold undertaking, in which hazards are to be encountered, and the issue is staked upon unforeseen events; a daring feat.|--|(n.) A remarkable occurrence; a striking event; a stirring incident; as, the adventures of one's life.|--|(n.) A mercantile or speculative enterprise of hazard; a venture; a shipment by a merchant on his own account.|--|(n.) To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture.|--|(n.) To venture upon; to run the risk of; to dare.|--|)


1. an exciting or very unusual experience.

2. participation in exciting undertakings or enterprises: the spirit of adventure.

3. a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome.

4. a commercial or financial speculation of any kind; venture.

5. Obsolete. peril; danger; risk. chance; fortune; luck. verb (used with object), adventured, adventuring.

6. to risk or hazard.

7. to take the chance of; dare.

8. to venture to say or utter: to adventure an opinion. verb (used without object), adventured, adventuring.

9. to take the risk involved. 10. to venture; hazard.


"There can be adventure playgrounds."
"There can be adventure games."
"There can be adventure stones."
"There can be adventure films."
"There can be adventure sports."
"There can be adventure series."
"There can be adventure holidays."
"There can be adventure centres."
"There can be adventure tours."
"There can be adventure schools."
"There can be adventure electronicses."
"There can be adventure activities."
"There can be adventure yarns."
"There can be adventure wills."
"There can be adventure trainings."
"There can be adventure themes."
"There can be adventure racings."
"There can be adventure parks."
"There can be adventure novels."
"There can be adventure trips."

Middle English: from Old French aventure (noun), aventurer (verb), based on Latin adventurus ‘about to happen’, from advenire ‘arrive’.

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