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#209775 - 02/25/13 06:30 AM Hazard and threat: antonyms?
I am trying to rationalize the language of risk and am stuck on antonyms of hazard and threat (both as nouns), where hazard is something in a harmless state, threat is in a harmful state. The antonym of hazard would need to mean something in a not-helping-but-could-change-to-helping state, the antonym of threat would need to mean something in a helping state. Any ideas? Some potential antonyms (such as ally for threat) surely count as antonyms but do not seem generalizable enough conceptually to include other antonyms (such as contributor)..
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted Hazard and threat: antonyms? brucenew 02/25/13 06:30 AM Re: Hazard and threat: antonyms? Faldage 02/25/13 07:13 AM Re: Hazard and threat: antonyms? brucenew 02/25/13 08:29 AM Re: Hazard and threat: antonyms? Faldage 02/25/13 06:42 PM
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