Part of speech:
The act of placing a bet.
An amount wagered.
The act of one who ventures.
Support or aid:
Organized activity to accomplish an objective:
Dependant on the occurrence of an uncertain contingent event.
(--- Informal) A view or opinion, especially about something that cannot be known at the present time:
A public room or building for gambling and other entertainment.
Any of various card games in which, following each of one or more rounds of dealing or revealing the cards, the players in sequence make tactical bets or drop out, the bets forming a pool to be taken either by the sole remaining player or, after all rounds and bets have been completed, by those remaining players who hold a superior hand according to a standard ranking of hand values for the game. [from earlier 19th c.]
A series of small, consecutive incisions made in the paper between the stamps in a sheet of stamps, to facilitate their separation
To make a courageous show or put up a stalwart front.
To venture (something):
Risk is defined as to expose someone or something to a dangerous situation.
To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
The act or practice of playing computer or video games
The act or manner of using a card, piece, or ball in a game or sport:
To expose to danger or risk:
To expose to danger; chance; risk
To incur the risk of
To leave to chance; risk
To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
To put in jeopardy; risk loss, damage, or failure of; endanger
(Finance) To offset the risk associated with.
Brave means to face something with courage.
(Informal) Used as an intensifier or to indicate annoyance when joined by and to a coordinate verb:
To fix or set (a price, value, etc.) on
To put up (a poster, notice, etc.) on (a wall, post, etc.); placard
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To keep from risk or curtailment; ensure the safety or integrity of:
To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
To formulate a scheme or program for the accomplishment, enactment, or attainment of:
Design is defined as to prepare or plan something.
Find another word for gambling. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gambling, like: betting, staking, playing, wagering, playing at hazard, venturing, plunging, backing, laying money on, speculation and action.