Meaning of DANGER in English
n. 1 liability or exposure to harm. 2 a thing that causes or is likely to cause harm. 3 the status of a railway signal directing a halt or caution. danger list a list of those dangerously ill, esp. in a hospital. danger money extra payment for dangerous work. in danger of likely to incur or to suffer from.
[ earlier sense 'jurisdiction, power': ME f. OF dangier ult. f. L dominus lord ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012