Synonyms for Risks:

n.

dangers (noun)
treacheries, jeopardies, menaces, dangers, threats.

v.

chances (verb)
Bets, chances, speculates, gambles, wagers, ventures, hazards.
endangers (verb)
threatens, endangers, jeopardizes, imperils.

Usage examples for Risks

  1. " Of course you'll run some rather heavy risks else the place would not be going so cheap- but no more than you have been taking the last five years in the Sioux country. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  2. But he is playing a big game, in which he is running some risks and he'll want all his money to help him win it. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  3. They were greatly hampered by lack of means, but had that courage which enables risks to be run to secure important objects.... – McGill and its Story, 1821-1921 by Cyrus Macmillan