Emperils vs Imperils - What's the difference?

emperils | imperils |


As verbs the difference between emperils and imperils

is that emperils is (emperil) while imperils is (imperil).

emperils

English

Verb

(head)
  • (emperil)

  • emperil

    English

    Verb

  • (Spenser)
    (Webster 1913)

    imperils

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (imperil)

  • imperil

    English

    Verb

    (British) (en-verb) (US)
  • To put into peril; to place in danger or cause a hazard.
  • "Boating and fishing groups contend that the 130 [wind energy] towers would be a navigation hazard and offshore construction would imperil the fisheries." — "Wind Out of Their Sails", Jeffrey Winters, p. 31, Mechanical Engineering , June 2006
  • To risk.