Definition of Wager

1. Noun. The act of gambling. "He did it on a bet"

Exact synonyms: Bet
Generic synonyms: Gambling, Gaming, Play
Specialized synonyms: Daily Double, Exacta, Perfecta, Parimutuel, Parlay, Place Bet, Superfecta
Derivative terms: Bet



2. Verb. Stake on the outcome of an issue. "They wager the money "; "She played all her money on the dark horse"
Exact synonyms: Bet, Play
Generic synonyms: Gamble
Specialized synonyms: Back, Bet On, Gage, Game, Punt, Stake, Play, Raise, See
Related verbs: Play
Derivative terms: Bet, Bet, Better, Bettor, Play, Wagerer

3. Noun. The money risked on a gamble.
Exact synonyms: Bet, Stake, Stakes
Generic synonyms: Gamble
Specialized synonyms: Jackpot, Kitty, Pot, Ante, Kitty, Pool
Group relationships: Pool
Derivative terms: Bet, Stake, Stake

4. Verb. Maintain with or as if with a bet. "I bet she will be there!"
Exact synonyms: Bet
Generic synonyms: Anticipate, Call, Forebode, Foretell, Predict, Prognosticate, Promise
Also: Bet On

Definition of Wager

1. n. Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.

2. v. t. To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.

3. v. i. To make a bet; to lay a wager.

4. n. Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.

5. v. t. To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.

6. v. i. To make a bet; to lay a wager.

Definition of Wager

1. Noun. Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge. ¹

2. Noun. A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event. ¹

3. Noun. That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To bet something; to put it up as collateral ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive figuratively) To daresay. ¹

6. Noun. Agent noun of wage; one who wages. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wager

1. to risk on an uncertain outcome [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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