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English noun: bet

1. bet (possession) the money risked on a gamble


Synonymsstake, stakes, wager


Broader (hypernym)gamble


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


Part meronympool

2. bet (act) the act of gambling


SamplesHe did it on a bet.


Synonymswager


Broader (hypernym)gambling, gaming, play


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


English verb: bet

1. bet (communication) maintain with or as if with a bet


SamplesI bet she will be there!.


Synonymswager


Pattern of useSomebody ----s that CLAUSE


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

2. bet (competition) stake on the outcome of an issue


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


ExamplesThey bet the money


Synonymsplay, wager


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


Broader (hypernym)gamble


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


Verb groupplay

3. bet (cognition) have faith or confidence in


SamplesYou can count on me to help you any time.
Look to your friends for support.
You can bet on that!.
Depend on your family in times of crisis.


Synonymscalculate, count, depend, look, reckon


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


Broader (hypernym)bank, rely, swear, trust









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