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  Definition of Gamble
  1. a risky act or venture
  2. money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  3. play games for money
  4. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
Similar Words: chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance

 

Hyponyms: long shot, raise, stake, stakes, bet, wager, dice, shoot craps, play, go for broke, luck it, luck through

 

Derivational Morphology: chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance, gambler, gambling, gaming, play, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking, explorer, adventurer, venturer, jeopardy, peril, danger, risk taker

 

 
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