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English noun: wager

1. wager (act) the act of gambling


SamplesHe did it on a bet.


Synonymsbet


Broader (hypernym)gambling, gaming, play


Narrower (hyponym)daily double, exacta, parimutuel, parlay, perfecta, place bet, superfecta

2. wager (possession) the money risked on a gamble


Synonymsbet, stake, stakes


Broader (hypernym)gamble


Narrower (hyponym)ante, jackpot, kitty, kitty, pool, pot


Part meronympool


English verb: wager

1. wager (competition) stake on the outcome of an issue


SamplesI bet $100 on that new horse.
She played all her money on the dark horse.


Synonymsbet, play


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)gamble


Narrower (hyponym)back, bet on, gage, game, play, punt, raise, see, stake


Verb groupplay

2. wager (communication) maintain with or as if with a bet


SamplesI bet she will be there!.


Synonymsbet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)anticipate, call, forebode, foretell, predict, prognosticate, promise









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