Synonyms of betting


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"


1. dissipated, betting, card-playing, sporting, indulgent (vs. nonindulgent)

usage: preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"

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