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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