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Another word for wager

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Noun
  1. A venture depending on chance

      1. A person, thing, or action with a (specified) likelihood of achieving success or bringing about a desired result
      2. An amount or object risked in a wager; a stake:
      3. (--- Informal) A view or opinion, especially about something that cannot be known at the present time:
      1. An act or undertaking involving risk of a loss
      2. A bet, wager, or other gambling venture.
      3. A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
      1. The amount of possible loss to the insuring company
      2. A person or thing with reference to the risk involved in providing insurance
      3. One considered with respect to the possibility of loss:
      1. (--- Archaic) Contemplation or consideration of a subject; meditation.
      2. Engagement in risky business transactions on the chance of quick or considerable profit.
      3. A thought or conjecture
    See also:

    gambling

  2. Something risked on an uncertain outcome

      1. (Poker) The stake that each player must put into the pot before receiving cards
      2. A price to be paid, especially as one's share; cost:
      3. (Informal) The amount one must pay as one's share
      1. A person, thing, or action with a (specified) likelihood of achieving success or bringing about a desired result
      2. An amount or object risked in a wager; a stake:
      3. (--- Informal) A view or opinion, especially about something that cannot be known at the present time:
      1. (Games) The total amount staked by all the players in one hand in cards.
      2. A pot with its contents
      3. (Short for) flowerpot, lobster pot, chimney pot, etc.
      1. A vertical post secured in a socket at the edge of a platform, as on a truck bed, to help retain the load.
      2. Something, esp. money, bet, as in a wager, game, or contest
      3. A length of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground, as for marking a boundary, supporting a plant, etc.
    See also:

    gambling

Verb
  1. To put up as a stake in a game or speculation

      1. To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
      2. To maintain confidently, as if making a bet:
      3. To make a bet with:
      1. To risk (something) for potential gain.
      2. To take a risk in the hope of gaining an advantage or a benefit.
      3. To put up as a stake in gambling; wager.
      1. To put or set in order or readiness for use:
      2. (Nautical) To put oneself into the position indicated.
      3. (Naut.) To go; proceed
      1. To put (a name) on a posted or published list
      2. To cover (a wall, for example) with posters.
      3. To put up (a poster, notice, etc.) on (a wall, post, etc.); placard
      1. To bring up for consideration or judgment:
      2. To bring about; effect
      3. To take one's course; move; go (in, out, back, etc.)
      1. To incur the risk of:
      2. To expose to the chance of injury, damage, or loss; hazard
      3. To incur the risk of
      1. To claim, establish, or register as one's own. Often used with out:
      2. To establish (a claim) in this way
      3. To gamble or risk; hazard:
      1. To take a risk; dare.
      2. To proceed despite possible danger or risk:
      3. To do or go at some risk
      1. To put oneself
      2. (Informal) To urinate or defecate:
      3. To participate to (a given extent):
    See also:

    gambling

  2. To make a bet

      1. To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
      2. To maintain confidently, as if making a bet:
      3. To make a bet with:
      1. To interact with equipment at a casino
      2. To take a risk in order to gain some advantage
      3. To play a game of chance for stakes.
      1. To manipulate dishonestly for personal gain; rig:
      2. To play cards, etc. for stakes; gamble
      3. To play computer or video games
      1. (Dial.) To get ready; plan
      2. Simple past tense of lie, when pertaining to position.
      3. To put or set in order or readiness for use:
      1. To enter or use (a player, etc.) in a game or contest
      2. To engage in a game for stakes; gamble
      3. To compete against in a game or sport:

Another word for wager

Noun
      1. The amount of possible loss to the insuring company
      2. One considered with respect to the possibility of loss:
      3. A person or thing with reference to the risk involved in providing insurance
      1. A chance of being injured or harmed:
      2. (Sports) An obstacle, such as a sand trap, found on a golf course.
      3. Risk; peril; danger; jeopardy
      1. A legal case testing the validity of an action taken, particularly by the government.
      2. (Law) A formal objection or exception to a person who has been chosen as a prospective juror
      3. A call to engage in a contest, fight, or competition:
    See also:

    bet