venture : Idioms & Phrases
At a venture
- at hazard; without seeing the end or mark; without foreseeing the issue; at random.
noun a venture by a partnership or conglomerate designed to share risk or expertise
- a joint venture between the film companies to produce TV shows
noun a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
escapade; adventure; dangerous undertaking.
To venture at, ∨ To venture on ∨ upon
- to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success; as, it is rash to venture upon such a project. "When I venture at the comic style."
noun wealth available for investment in new or speculative enterprises
noun capitalism that invests in innovative enterprises (especially high technology) where the potential profits are large
noun a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)