HyperDic: wager

English > 4 senses of the word wager:
NOUNactwager, betthe act of gambling
possessionwager, stake, stakes, betthe money risked on a gamble
VERBcompetitionwager, bet, playstake on the outcome of an issue
communicationwager, betmaintain with or as if with a bet
wager > pronunciation
Soundswey'jher
RhymesAlger ... voyager: 53 rhymes with jher...
English > wager: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of gambling.
Synonymbet
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
Verbswagermaintain with or as if with a bet
wagerstake on the outcome of an issue
English > wager: 4 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningThe money risked on a gamble.
Synonymsstake, stakes, bet
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
Verbswagerstake on the outcome of an issue
English > wager: 4 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningstake on the outcome of an issue.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsbet, 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
Nounswagerthe act of gambling
wagerthe money risked on a gamble
wagerersomeone who bets
English > wager: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningMaintain with or as if with a bet.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymbet
Broaderpredict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promisemake a prediction about
Spanishapostar
Catalanapostar
Nounswagerthe act of gambling

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