1. stake, stakes, bet, wager, gamble

usage: the money risked on a gamble

2. bet, wager, gambling, gaming, play

usage: the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"


1. bet, wager, predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise

usage: maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"

2. bet, wager, play, gamble

usage: stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"

3. count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon, trust, swear, rely, bank

usage: have faith or confidence in; "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"

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