Definitions for "peril"
That which could cause loss.
Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction.
To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one's life.
Peril were an industrial band operating throughout the early 1990s. Members were Tony Buck (drums, samples, vocals) and Michael Sheridan (guitar) from Australia, and Otomo Yoshihide (turntables, guitar) and Kato Hideki (bass) from Japan. Hideki was later replaced by Thierry Fossemalle for the band's second LP.
is a contingency or an accidental happening, which may be covered or excluded under a policy of insurance.