Imperiled vs Emperiled - What's the difference?

imperiled | emperiled |


As verbs the difference between imperiled and emperiled

is that imperiled is (imperil) while emperiled is (emperil).

As an adjective imperiled

is (biological conservation) at risk of becoming extinct.

imperiled

English

Alternative forms

* imperilled (UK)

Adjective

(head)
  • (biological conservation) at risk of becoming extinct
  • The wildlife management plan was focused on helping the reproductive needs of imperiled species.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (imperil)
  • emperiled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (emperil)

  • emperil

    English

    Verb

  • (Spenser)
    (Webster 1913)