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  Definition of Wager
  1. the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
  2. the money risked on a gamble
  3. maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
  4. 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: bet, stake, stakes, 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: bet, play, bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt, venture, hazard, adventure, jeopardize, gambling, gaming, stakes, bettor, better, wagerer, punter

 

 
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