ven-, vent-, veni-, ventu-

(Latin: come, coming)

Something bought or kept as a reminder of a particular place or occasion; ultimately from Latin subvenire, “to come into mind”.
To happen or appear in a helpful way; especially, in avoiding or preventing something.
1. A sum of money given by an official body such as a government; especially, to an institution of learning, study, or research.
2. The giving of help or support, especially financial.
3. The granting of pecuniary aid for the support of an undertaking.
1. To follow or come about unexpectedly, usually interrupting or changing what is going on.
2. To follow immediately after something.
3. From Latin supervenire, literally "to come above".
1. To come or to occur as something extraneous, additional, or unexpected.
2. To follow immediately after; to ensue.
3. In philosophy, to be dependent on a set of facts or properties in such a way that change can occur only after change has occurred in those facts or properties.
4. The development of some condition in addition to an already existing one.
venire, venire facias
1. A judicial writ ordering the summoning of jurors.
2. From medieval Latin venire facias, "You should cause to come."
Windy; flatulent.
venture (verb), ventures; ventured; venturing
1. To undertake the risks or dangers of a particular task or project: Because little Martin wanted to venture out into the snow for the first time, his mother had to dress him in warm clothes and put on his new snow boots.
2. To offer or to express something tentatively with the possibility of being contradicted, embarrassed, or ignored: Tim was quite shy in class but ventured to raise his hand and hoped he had the correct answer!
3. To expose money or property by committing it to a particular project: Steven decided to venture some of his capital in the business knowing that he was hazarding a loss or, hopefully, a real gain of profits!
4. Etymology: from Latin venire, "to happen."
To express an idea at the risk of criticism.
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To expose to danger or risk.
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venture capital
Money used for investment in projects that involve a high risk but offer the possibility of large profits.
venturesome, venturesomely, venturesomeness
1. Willing to take risks or have new experiences.
2. Involving risk or danger.