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wager

 
Noun wager has 2 senses
  1. bet, wager - the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
    --1 is a kind of gambling, gaming, play
    --1 has particulars:
     daily double; exacta, perfecta; parimutuel; place bet; superfecta
    Derived forms: verb wager1, verb wager2
  2. stake, stakes, bet, wager - the money risked on a gamble
    --2 is a kind of gamble
    --2 is a part of pool
    --2 has particulars: pot, jackpot, kitty; ante; pool, kitty
    Derived form: verb wager1
Verb wager has 2 senses
  1. bet, wager, play - stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"
    --1 is one way to gamble
    Derived forms: noun wager2, noun wager1, noun wagerer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  2. bet, wager - maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
    --2 is one way to predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise
    Derived form: noun wager1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
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