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Noun wager has 2 senses
- bet, wager - the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
--1 is a kind of gambling, gaming, play
--1 has particulars:
- 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
Verb wager has 2 senses
- 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
Somebody ----s something
- 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
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE