1. Exposure or vulnerability to harm or risk.
2. A source or an instance of risk or peril.
3. Obsolete Power, especially power to harm.
[Middle English daunger, power, dominion, peril, from Old French dangier, from Vulgar Latin *dominiārium, authority, power, from Latin dominium, sovereignty, from dominus, lord, master; see dem- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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