n. Power; jurisdiction; domain; hence, ability to mulct or injure: as, to come within his danger.n. Peril; risk; hazard; exposure to injury, loss, pain, or other evil: as, there is no danger.n. Reserve; doubt; hesitation; difficulty; resistance.n. Chariness; sparingness; stint.n. Injury; harm; damage.n. In old forest-law, a duty paid by a tenant to a lord for leave to plow and sow in the time of pannage or mast-feeding. Also leave-silver.n. Synonyms Danger, Peril, Jeopardy, insecurity. Danger is the generic word, and is freely used for exposure of all degrees of seriousness: as, to be in danger of catching cold or of being killed. Peril represents a serious matter, a great and imminent danger. Jeopardy is less common; it has essentially the same meaning as peril. See risk, n.To put in hazard; expose to loss or injury; endanger.