at one's peril


at one's peril
at one's peril at one's own risk.
Main Entry: peril

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  • At one's peril — Peril Per il, n. [F. p[ e]ril, fr. L. periculum, periclum, akin to peritus experienced, skilled, and E. fare. See {Fare}, and cf. {Experience}.] Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On one's peril — Peril Per il, n. [F. p[ e]ril, fr. L. periculum, periclum, akin to peritus experienced, skilled, and E. fare. See {Fare}, and cf. {Experience}.] Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at one's peril — phrasal : being responsible for any harmful or destructive consequences a new order in party politics, which party leaders will disregard at their peril A.N.Holcombe a person who uses fire is bound to keep it under control at his peril F.D.Smith… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at one's peril — at one s own risk. → peril …   English new terms dictionary

  • at one's peril — at one s risk, at one s danger …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Peril — Per il, n. [F. p[ e]ril, fr. L. periculum, periclum, akin to peritus experienced, skilled, and E. fare. See {Fare}, and cf. {Experience}.] Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peril — ► NOUN ▪ a situation of serious and immediate danger. ● at one s peril Cf. ↑at one s peril ● in (or at) peril of Cf. ↑in peril of ORIGIN Old French, from Latin periculum danger …   English terms dictionary

  • peril — n. 1) to face a peril 2) to avert a peril 3) at one s peril 4) in peril (our lives were in peril) * * * [ perɪl] at one s peril to avert a peril to face a peril in peril (our lives were in peril) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • peril — n. & v. n. serious and immediate danger. v.tr. (perilled, perilling; US periled, periling) threaten; endanger. Phrases and idioms: at one s peril at one s own risk. in peril of with great risk to (in peril of your life). peril point US Econ. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • peril — noun a situation of serious and immediate danger. verb (perils, perilling, perilled; US perils, periling, periled) archaic expose to danger. Phrases at one s peril at one s own risk. in (or at …   English new terms dictionary