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wager

wa·ger

wager

pronunciation:
weI jr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act of betting; bet.
synonyms:
bet, gamble
similar words:
ante, speculation, stake
definition 2: that which is bet on; gamble.
synonyms:
bet, gamble
similar words:
chance, flier, hazard, long shot, risk, speculation, venture
definition 3: a thing or amount gambled or risked.
synonyms:
bet, stake
similar words:
ante, collateral, guaranty, jackpot, pledge, pool, pot, risk, surety
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wagered, wagering, wagers
definition: to gamble or risk (a thing or amount) on an event with an uncertain outcome.
synonyms:
bet, gamble, stake
similar words:
ante, chance, go, hazard, lay, put, risk, venture
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make a wager; bet.
synonyms:
bet, gamble
similar words:
ante, lay, speculate
derivation: wagerer (n.)