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Webster 1913 Edition


Aventure

A-ven′ture

(?; 135)
,
Noun.
[See
Adventure
,
Noun.
]
1.
Accident; chance; adventure.
[Obs.]
Chaucer.
2.
(Old Law)
A mischance causing a person’s death without felony, as by drowning, or falling into the fire.

Webster 1828 Edition


Aventure

AVEN'TURE

,
Noun.
[L. venio, to come.]
A mischance causing a person;s death without felony; as by drowning, or falling from a house. [See Adventure.]

Definition 2022


Aventure

Aventure

See also: aventure and aventuré

Luxembourgish

Noun

Aventure f (plural Aventuren)

  1. adventure

Related terms

  • abenteurelech

aventure

aventure

See also: Aventure and aventuré

English

Noun

aventure (plural aventures)

  1. (obsolete) Accident; chance; adventure.
  2. (obsolete) A mischance causing a person's death without felony, as by drowning, or falling into the fire.

French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *adventura, from Late Latin adventurus, from Latin adventus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.vɑ̃.tyʁ/

Noun

aventure f (plural aventures)

  1. adventure
  2. venture
  3. (romantic) affair

Derived terms


Middle Low German

Pronunciation

  • (originally) IPA(key): /æːvəntyːrə/, /aːvəntyːrə/

Noun

ä̂ventü̂re

  1. Alternative form of êventü̂re.

Portuguese

Verb

aventure

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of aventurar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of aventurar
  3. third-person singular imperative of aventurar

Spanish

Verb

aventure

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of aventurar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of aventurar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of aventurar.