English noun: bet
|1.||bet (possession) the money risked on a gamble|
|Synonyms||stake, stakes, wager|
|Narrower (hyponym)||ante, jackpot, kitty, kitty, pool, pot|
|2.||bet (act) the act of gambling|
|Samples||He did it on a bet.|
|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|
|Samples||I bet she will be there!.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s that CLAUSE|
|Broader (hypernym)||anticipate, call, forebode, foretell, predict, prognosticate, promise|
|2.||bet (competition) stake on the outcome of an issue|
|Samples||I bet $100 on that new horse.|
She played all her money on the dark horse.
|Examples||They bet the money|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||back, bet on, gage, game, play, punt, raise, see, stake|
|3.||bet (cognition) have faith or confidence in|
|Samples||You 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.
|Synonyms||calculate, count, depend, look, reckon|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||bank, rely, swear, trust|