HyperDic: gambling

English > 1 sense of the word gambling:
NOUNactgambling, 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)
gambling > pronunciation
Soundsgae'mbahlihng; gae'mblihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > gambling: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize).
Example"his gambling cost him a fortune"
Synonymsgaming, play
Narrowerbet, wagerThe act of gambling
game of chance, gambling gameA game / game that involves gambling
sporting lifeactive interest in gambling on sports events
throwCasting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
viceA specific form of evildoing
Spanishapuesta, juego
Catalanaposta, joc d'aposta, joc
Verbsgambleplay games / games for money

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