venture-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: embark, hazard, put at risk

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] VENTURE PP/NP2

So the little penguin ventured out on her own and waddled as far as
she could.
In 1997, Albus Dumbledore and Harry Potter ventured to the seaside
cave where Voldemort had hidden his locket.
The truth of the story I mean you shall hear, how she ventured her
life for the sake of her dear.
She ventured a shy glance of timid admiration.

VerbNet: risk-94
FrameNet: Self_motion,Daring
PropBank: venture.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: put forward, guess

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] VENTURE (NP2)

'They're probably predominantly Shiite,' he ventured.
He ventured that the possible source might be a radical, hightech,
breakaway band of Indians.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Statement
PropBank: venture.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2