Jeop"ard*y, v. t. To jeopardize. [R.] Thackeray.

Jeop"ard*y (?), n. [OE. jupartie, juperti, jeuparti, OF. jeu parti an even game, a game in which the chances are even; OF. jeu, ju, F. jeu (L. jocus jest) + F. partier to divide, L. partire to divide. See Joke, and Part.] Exposure to death, loss, or injury; hazard; danger.

There came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.
Luke viii. 23.

Look to thyself, thou art in jeopardy.

Syn. -- Danger; peril; hazard; risk. See Danger.