aventurar

Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
aventurar(
ah
-
behn
-
too
-
rahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to chance)
a. to risk
Miguel aventuró sus ahorros por jugar en el casino.Miguel risked his savings to play in the casino.
b. to stake
Invertir dinero en bolsa a veces supone aventurar tu dinero.Investing money in the stock market means staking your money.
2. (to put forward)
a. to venture
Los medios no deberían aventurar los motivos de la dimisión del presidente.The media should not venture reasons for the president's resignation.
b. to speculate
Los expertos aventuran que en unos años podremos hacer turismo espacial.Experts speculate that in a few years we'll be able to engage in space tourism.
aventurarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
3. (to take a chance)
a. to take a risk
El estudiante se aventuró a contestar preguntas que no sabía y por eso suspendió el examen.The student took a risk at answering questions he didn't know the answer to and ended up failing the exam.
b. to venture
Si no tienes estabilidad económica, no te aventures a comprar una casa.If you do not have financial stability, do not venture to buy a house.
c. to dare
Laura se aventuró a tener una relación con un hombre casado y la cosa acabó muy mal.Laura dared to have a relationship with a married man and it ended up badly.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
aventurar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (opinión)
a. to venture, to hazard
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
2. (general)
a. to take a risk/risks
aventurarse a hacer algoto dare to do something
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
aventurar
transitive verb
(arriesgar) to venture; risk; [+opinión etc] to hazard; [+capital] to risk; stake;
pronominal verb
aventurarse to dare; take a chance
aventurarse a hacer algo to venture to do sth; risk doing sth
el que no se aventura no pasa la mar nothing ventured, nothing gained
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate aventurar using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Conjugations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
SpanishDict Premium
Have you tried it yet? Here's what's included:
Cheat sheets
No ads
Learn offline on iOS
Fun phrasebooks
Learn Spanish faster
Support SpanishDict
sazonar
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS