HyperDic: gamble

English > 4 senses of the word gamble:
VERBsocialgamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chancetake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
competitiongambleplay games / games for money
NOUNpossessiongamblemoney that is risked for possible monetary gain
actgamblea risky act or venture
gamble > pronunciation
Soundsgae'mbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > gamble: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningmoney that is risked for possible monetary gain.
Narrowerstake, stakes, bet, wagerThe money risked on a gamble
Broaderspeculation, ventureAn investment that is very risky but could yield great profits / profits
Catalanaposta
Verbsgambleplay games / games for money
English > gamble: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA risky act or venture.
Narrowerlong shotA venture that involves great risk but promises great rewards
raiseincreasing the size of a bet (as in poker)
Broaderrisk, peril, dangerA venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury
Verbsgambletake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
English > gamble: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymschance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance
Narrowergo for brokerisk everything in one big effort
luck it, luck throughact by relying on one's luck
Broadertry, seek, attempt, essay, assaymake an effort or attempt
Spanishapostar, arriesgarse, arriesgar, aventurarse, aventurar, correr un riesgo, poner en peligro
Catalanarriscar
Nounsgamblea risky act or venture
gamblersomeone who risks loss or injury in the hope of gain or excitement
English > gamble: 4 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningPlay games / games for money.
PatternSomebody ----s
Narrowerbet, wager, playstake on the outcome of an issue
dicePlay dice
playbet or wager (money)
shoot crapsPlay a game / game of craps
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Spanishapostar, jugar
Nounsgamblemoney that is risked for possible monetary gain
gamblera person who wagers money on the outcome of games / games / games or sporting events
gamblingthe act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)

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