HyperDic: bet

English > 5 senses of the word bet:
NOUNpossessionbet, stake, stakes, wagerthe money risked on a gamble
actbet, wagerthe act of gambling
VERBcommunicationbet, wagermaintain with or as if with a bet
competitionbet, wager, playstake on the outcome of an issue
cognitionbet, count, depend, swear, rely, bank, look, calculate, reckonhave confidence or faith in
bet > pronunciation
Soundsbeh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > bet: 5 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe money risked on a gamble.
Synonymsstake, stakes, wager
Part ofpoolAny communal combination of funds
Narrowerante(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
pool, kittyThe combined stakes of the betters
pot, jackpot, kittyThe cumulative amount involved in a game / game (such as poker)
Broadergamblemoney that is risked for possible monetary gain
Spanishapuesta, postura
Catalanaposta, juguesca
Verbsbetstake on the outcome of an issue
English > bet: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of gambling.
Example"he did it on a bet"
Synonymwager
Narrowerdaily doubleA single bet on two horse races in the same day
exacta, perfectaA bet that you can pick the first and second finishers in the right order
parimutuelbetting where winners share the total amount wagered
parlayA series of wagers in which the winnings from one wager are used as a stake for the subsequent wagers
place betA bet that a horse will finish a race no worse than second
superfectaA bet that you can pick the first four finishers in a race in the right order
Broadergambling, gaming, playThe act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
Spanishapuesta, partida
Catalanaposta, juguesca
Verbsbetstake on the outcome of an issue
English > bet: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningMaintain with or as if with a bet.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"I bet she will be there!"
Synonymwager
Broaderpredict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promisemake a prediction about
See alsobet onplace a bet on
Spanishapostar
Catalanapostar
English > bet: 5 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningstake on the outcome of an issue.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey bet the money
Example"I bet $100 on that new horse"
Synonymswager, play
Narrowerbet on, back, gage, stake, game, puntplace a bet on
playmake bets
raisebet more than the previous player
seematch or meet
BroadergamblePlay games / games for money
Similar toplaymake bets
Spanishapostar, hacer una apuesta, jugarse
Catalanapostar
Nounsbetthe act of gambling
betthe money risked on a gamble
bettor, bettersomeone who bets
English > bet: 5 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningHave confidence or faith in.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscount, depend, swear, rely, bank, look, calculate, reckon
BroadertrustHave confidence or faith in
Spanishapostar, calcular, confiar, contar, depender, fiarse, fiar
Catalanapostar, calcular, comptar amb, confiar, dependre, fiar, tenir fe

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