Noun venture has 3 senses
  1. venture - any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome
    --1 is a kind of
    undertaking, project, task, labor
    --1 has particulars:
     joint venture; experiment; campaign, cause, crusade, drive, movement, effort; sally, sallying forth; risk, peril, danger
    Derived form: verb venture1
  2. speculation, venture - an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits; "he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it"
    --2 is a kind of investment, investment funds
    --2 has particulars: gamble; smart money; pyramid
    Derived form: verb venture3
  3. venture - a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit
    --3 is a kind of
    commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business
    Derived form: verb venture3
,Verb venture has 3 senses
  1. venture, embark - proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer"
    --1 is one way to go, proceed, move
    Derived forms: noun venture1, noun venturer2
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. guess, venture, pretend, hazard - put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"; "I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong"
    --2 is one way to speculate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize - put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
    --3 is one way to risk, put on the line, lay on the line
    Derived forms: noun venture2, noun venture3, noun venturer2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something