[n] an obstacle on a golf course
[n] an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another; "bad luck caused his downfall"; "we ran into each other by pure chance"
[n] a source of danger; "drinking alcohol is a health hazard"
[v] put forward, of a guess; "I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again"
[v] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
[v] put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
adventure, chance, chance, fortune, gamble, guess, jeopardize, jeopardy, luck, peril, risk, risk, run a risk, stake, take a chance, take chances, venture, venture