Definition of Endangered

1. Adjective. (of flora or fauna) in imminent danger of extinction. "An endangered species"

Category relationships: Flora, Plant, Plant Life
Similar to: Vulnerable



Definition of Endangered

1. Adjective. in danger, at risk, said of something where there is a strong possibility something bad will happen to it (for example, a species in danger of going extinct) ¹

2. Verb. (past of endanger) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Endangered

1. endanger [v] - See also: endanger

Medical Definition of Endangered

1. A species in danger of becoming extinct throughout all or a significant portion of its range. (05 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endangered

endamage
endamaged
endamagement
endamagements
endamages
endamaging
endameba
endamebae
endamebas
endamebic
endamnified
endamnify
endamoebae
endamoebas
endanger
endangered (current term)
endangered species
endangeredness
endangerest
endangereth
endangering
endangerment
endangerments
endangers
endangiitis
endangiitis obliterans
endaortitis
endarch
endarchies
endarchy

Literary usage of Endangered

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1. OECD Environmental Performance Reviews by Lorents G. (FRW) Lorentsen, OECD Staff (2004)
"8.4 endangered species ... Statutory Order concerning Protection of endangered Species, together with relevant regulations in the Environmental Code, ..."

2. Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1870)
"His Character of Washington. f HILE the neutrality of the United States, so jealously guarded by Washington, was endangered by the intrigues of the French ..."

3. Environmental Performance Reviews by OECD., OECD Staff (1998)
"Species management: protection of endangered biotopes and species; pest control Under the 1992 Commonwealth endangered Species Protection Act, 1 031 species ..."

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