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  Definition of bet
  1. the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
  2. the money risked on a gamble
  3. have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
  4. maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
  5. stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"
Similar Words: wager, stake, stakes, count, depend, look, calculate, reckon, play

 

See Also: bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt

 

Hyponyms: daily double, exacta, perfecta, parimutuel, place bet, superfecta, pot, jackpot, kitty, ante, pool, bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt, play, raise, see

 

Grouped Verbs: play

 

Part Meronyms: pool

 

Derivational Morphology: wager, play, bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt, venture, hazard, adventure, jeopardize, dependence, dependance, dependency, gambling, gaming, stakes, bettor, better, wagerer, punter

 

Language Translations:
Breton: klaoustreañ   Dutch: gokken and weddenschap  
Finnish: lyödä vetoa and veto   French: parier  
German: Wette and wetten   Greek: στοίχημα and στοιχηματίζω  
Hebrew: התערבות and להתערב   Indonesian: taruh  
Italian: scommessa   Japanese: 賭ける  
Latvian: derēt and likme   Polish: postawić and zakład  
Serbian: opklada   Slovak: staviť  
Slovene: stava and staviti   Swedish: slå vad and vad  
 
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