adventure

  • 1 adventure — Adventure, f. C est ce qui doit advenir et succeder à quelques uns, ou de quelque chose, Jean le Maire, Il vient de ce verbe Aduenio pour Euenio, Accidentia, Casus, Fors, Fortuna, Euentus. Achever et mettre à fin les adventures estranges, qui… …

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  • 2 Adventure — Adventure (с англ.  приключение). Может означать: Adventure обобщённое название приключенческих компьютерных игр. Adventure  первая текстовая приключенческая компьютерная игра 1975 года. Adventure  компьютерная игра 1979 года… …

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  • 3 adventure — adventure, enterprise, quest denote an undertaking, an exploit, or an experience involving hazards and requiring boldness. Adventure so stresses the excitement or thrills associated with the encountering of risks or hardships that the word is… …

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  • 4 Adventure A — Adventure A: Planet of Death is a 1981 adventure game from Artic Computing for the ZX81 and ZX Spectrum computers. In this adventure, the player is stranded on an alien planet. The aim is to escape from this planet by finding his or her captured… …

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  • 5 Adventure — Ad*ven ture (?; 135), n. [OE. aventure, aunter, anter, F. aventure, fr. LL. adventura, fr. L. advenire, adventum, to arrive, which in the Romance languages took the sense of to happen, befall. See Advene.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which happens… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 adventure — I noun endeavor, enterprise, episode, exercise, experience, exploit, happening, happenstance, operation, quest, undertaking, venture associated concepts: detour and adventure II verb chance, endanger, hazard, imperil, jeopardize, risk, run the… …

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  • 7 Adventure — Ad*ven ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adventured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adventuring}.] [OE. aventuren, auntren, F. aventurer, fr. aventure. See {Adventure}, n.] 1. To risk, or hazard; jeopard; to venture. [1913 Webster] He would not adventure himself… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Adventure — Ad*ven ture, v. i. To try the chance; to take the risk. [1913 Webster] I would adventure for such merchandise. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 adventure — [ad ven′chər, ədven′chər] n. [ME aventure < OFr < VL * adventura, lit., a happening < L advenire: see ADVENT] 1. the encountering of danger 2. a daring, hazardous undertaking 3. an unusual, stirring experience, often of a romantic nature …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Adventure! — est un jeu de rôle publié par White Wolf. Son intrigue se place dans les années 1920 et prend pour inspiration les pulps magazines. Description Cette section est vide, insuffisamment détaillée ou incomplète. Votre aide est la bienvenue ! …

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  • 11 adventure — [n] risky or unexpected undertaking chance, contingency, emprise, endangerment, enterprise, experience, exploit, feat, happening, hazard, incident, jeopardy, occurrence, peril, scene, speculation, trip, undertaking, venture; concepts 384,386 Ant …

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  • 12 adventure — ► NOUN 1) an unusual, exciting, and daring experience. 2) excitement arising from or associated with danger or risk. DERIVATIVES adventuresome adjective. ORIGIN from Latin adventurus about to happen , from advenire arrive …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Adventure — Adventures oder Abenteuerspiele bezeichnen ein bestimmtes Genre von Computerspielen. In einem Adventure löst der Spieler typischerweise verschiedene Rätsel, findet Gegenstände oder Informationen, redet mit anderen Figuren und treibt so die im… …

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  • 14 Adventure — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Adventure est un mot anglais signifiant en français « aventure ». Il peut aussi désigner : un jeu vidéo : Colossal Cave Adventure… …

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  • 15 adventure — n. 1) to have, meet with an adventure 2) a bold; breathtaking, exciting, real, thrilling adventure; high adventure 3) an adventure to + inf. (it was an adventure to visit that place = it was an adventure visiting that place) * * * [əd ventʃə]… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 Adventure — An adventure is an activity that comprises risky, dangerous and uncertain experiences. The term is more popularly used in reference to physical activities that have some potential for danger, such as skydiving, mountain climbing, and extreme… …

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  • 17 adventure — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, epic, exciting, great, wonderful ▪ little ▪ We had a little adventure yesterday. ▪ …

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  • 18 adventure — 01. Going camping by themselves for the first time was a real [adventure] for the boys. 02. They took an [adventure] tour rafting down the Amazon River last year. 03. Our cat is not very [adventurous], so she rarely goes outside. 04. Frodo had… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 adventure — A hazardous and striking enterprise. A bold undertaking accompanied by possible hazards, risks and unforeseen events. A common word in marine insurance policies, used as synonymous, or nearly so, with perils. A shipment of goods in charge of an… …

    Black's law dictionary

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