Synonyms for wager

Synonyms for (noun) wager

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) wager

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

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