1. [ verb ] maintain with or as if with a bet
Synonyms: wager

"I bet she will be there!"

Related terms: predict bet_on
2. [ noun ] (business) the money risked on a gamble
Synonyms: stakes wager stake
Related terms: gamble pot ante pool pool bet_on venture
3. [ verb ] (games) stake on the outcome of an issue
Synonyms: play wager

"I bet $100 on that new horse" "She played all her money on the dark horse"

Related terms: gamble bet_on see play raise play gambling stake bettor
4. [ verb ] have faith or confidence in
Synonyms: count depend look reckon calculate

"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"

Related terms: trust dependence
5. [ noun ] (games) the act of gambling
Synonyms: wager staking hazarding risking

"he did it on a bet"

Related terms: gambling parimutuel place_bet exacta superfecta daily_double
Similar spelling:   Beth