I'm wondering whether the word "went" is a cognate of or otherwise related to "venture". Is it, despite the different spelling?
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Etymonline to the rescue! venture dates back to the 15th century, is a shortened form of Old French aventure, from Latin adventura (“about to happen”).
Went, on the other hand, was initially the past participle of wend (“to proceed on”), from Old English wendan (“to turn, go”), from Proto-Germanic wandijanan.
So: no, they are not related.
So went and venture are not related.