Meaning of riskless in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrɪskləs/


  • Carrying no risk; safe.

    ‘riskless investments’
    • ‘Our society is providing completely riskless benefits to its retired people.’
    • ‘Such a situation would guarantee unlimited and riskless profits for all those holding gold and silver.’
    • ‘The mere possibility of unlimited and riskless profits suggests that there is an error in the calculation.’
    • ‘In reality, of course, there can be no truly riskless asset - death and taxes remain the only certainties vouchsafed to human beings.’
    • ‘There's no denying how frustrating staid, riskless costume dramas can be, where substance is replaced with big budgets, fancy costumes and schmaltz.’
    • ‘The government tried to make speculating as riskless as possible.’
    • ‘The profits are not riskless.’
    • ‘This is not a riskless transaction.’
    • ‘Money traditionally is both a riskless, liquid asset and a medium of exchange.’
    • ‘Cash deposits are riskless.’
    secure, sound, risk-free, low-risk, riskless, impregnable, unassailable, invulnerable, fortress-like