1. [ noun ] a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
Synonyms: escapade dangerous_undertaking risky_venture
Related terms: undertaking venture
2. [ verb ] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
Synonyms: run_a_risk take_a_chance gamble risk take_chances chance hazard

"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"

Related terms: try go_for_broke luck_it risk chance hazard gambler
3. [ verb ] put at risk
Synonyms: jeopardize stake hazard venture

"I will stake my good reputation for this"

Related terms: risk hazard speculation adventurer
Similar spelling:   adventurer