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Noun gamble has 2 senses
- gamble - money that is risked for possible monetary gain
--1 is a kind of speculation, venture
--1 has particulars: stake, stakes, bet, wager
- gamble - a risky act or venture
--2 is a kind of risk, peril, danger
--2 has particulars: long shot; raise
Verb gamble has 2 senses
- gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance - take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
--1 is one way to try, seek, attempt, essay, assay
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
- gamble - play games for money
--2 is one way to play