|1.||[ verb ] maintain with or as if with a bet|
"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|
"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|