Synonyms for bet

Synonyms for (noun) bet

Synonyms: bet, wager

Definition: the act of gambling

Usage: he did it on a bet

Similar words: gambling, gaming, play

Definition: the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)

Usage: his gambling cost him a fortune; there was heavy play at the blackjack table


Synonyms: stake, stakes, bet, wager

Definition: the money risked on a gamble

Similar words: gamble

Definition: money that is risked for possible monetary gain

Synonyms for (verb) bet

Synonyms: count, depend, look, bet, reckon, calculate

Definition: have faith or confidence in

Usage: 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

Similar words: swear, trust, rely, bank

Definition: have confidence or faith in

Usage: We can trust in God; Rely on your friends; bank on your good education; I swear by my grandmother's recipes


Synonyms: bet, wager

Definition: maintain with or as if with a bet

Usage: I bet she will be there!

Similar words: predict, prognosticate, promise, call, forebode, foretell, anticipate

Definition: make a prediction about; tell in advance

Usage: Call the outcome of an election


Synonyms: play, bet, wager

Definition: stake on the outcome of an issue

Usage: I bet $100 on that new horse; She played all her money on the dark horse

Similar words: gamble

Definition: play games for money