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Noun
An act of betting a sum of money, or the sum of money used to bet
“Placing a bet on who will score the first goal in a game is now becoming common.”
Noun
An act of taking a risk on something happening
“If this madman went in too heavily and took a huge bet on Collar Telecom's stock, that would bring investigators crawling all over the deal.”
Noun
The odds of something happening
“What's the bet that old man Jeff has been telling her these kinds of ghost stories to scare her?”
Noun
One's opinion about a future event
“My bet is that this startup will be sweating from the competition in a year or two.”
Noun
An option offering a specified likelihood of success
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“If you're cautious and want to be assured of a certain rate of return over a particular time period, time deposits are probably your best bet.”
Noun
A person or thing that is a source of hope
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One who aspires to a position, office or award
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A means of raising money by selling numbered tickets drawn at random for a prize
Verb
To risk a sum of money or valued item on a given outcome or event
“The polls, as I write, make it a mug's game to bet on the outcome of the presidential election.”
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To take a risk, especially on something dangerous
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“He and Bones have an agreement, and he's willing to bet his life that Bones will honor that agreement.”
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To guess or assume something with a degree of confidence
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“He's really athletic. I bet he's good at any sports he plays.”
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(rely on/upon one) To depend on with full trust or confidence
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To have had an opinion of
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