1. [ verb ] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
Synonyms: run_a_risk take_a_chance risk adventure take_chances chance hazard

"When you buy these stocks you are gambling"

Related terms: try luck_it go_for_broke adventure risk chance hazard gambler
2. [ noun ] (business) money that is risked for possible monetary gain
Related terms: speculation stake
3. [ verb ] (games) play games for money
Related terms: play play bet shoot_craps dice
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 799
5. [ noun ] a risky act or venture
Related terms: risk long_shot raise
Similar spelling:   gambler