Definitions for BETbɛt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
betbɛt(v.)bet; bet•ted, bet•ting
(v.t.)to wager with (someone).
to maintain in or as if in a bet:
I bet you forgot it.
Informal. to be able to feel certain that (used in the phrase you bet).
(v.i.)to make a wager.
(n.)a pledge of a forfeit risked on some uncertain outcome; wager.
a thing pledged:
a two-dollar bet.
something that is bet on:
That looks like a good bet.
an act of betting.
a person or thing considered a good choice.
Origin of bet:
Ref: beth . 1
stake, stakes, bet, wager(noun)
the money risked on a gamble
the act of gambling
"he did it on a bet"
maintain with or as if with a bet
"I bet she will be there!"
bet, wager, play(verb)
stake on the outcome of an issue
"I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"
count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon(verb)
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
indicates what you think is happening or will happen
I bet he hasn't even left home yet.
indicates you understand or sympathize
"We were so disappointed." "I'll bet you were."
to risk money
to bet $200 on a horse; I'm betting on the score of the game.; I bet you five bucks that you can't beat me.
an agreement to risk money
to make a bet; to place a bet on a horse
A degree of certainty.
To agree that payment be made to the successful forecaster of the result of an event (usually sporting) by the other party in the agreement. To make a guess about the outcome of an event.
To be sure of something; to be able to count on something.
To place money into the pot in order to require others do the same, usually only used for the first person to place money in the pot on each round.
A diminutive of Elizabeth.
Origin: Named after its inventors Brunau, Emmett and Teller.
that which is laid, staked, or pledged, as between two parties, upon the event of a contest or any contingent issue; the act of giving such a pledge; a wager
to stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager
imp. & p. p. of Beat
an early form of Better
Bet, Beth, Beh, or Vet is the second letter of many Semitic abjads, including Arabic alphabet bāʾ ب, Aramaic, Hebrew ב, Phoenician and Syriac ܒ. Its value is. This letter's name means "house" in various Semitic languages, and appears to derive from a Middle Bronze Age picture of a house by acrophony. The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek Beta, Latin B, and Cyrillic Б, В.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'BET' in Written Corpus Frequency: #829
Rank popularity for the word 'BET' in Verbs Frequency: #668
Translations for BET
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an act of betting
I won my bet.
- مُراهَنه، رِهانArabic
- apostaPortuguese (BR)
- die WetteGerman
- شرط بندیFarsi
- शर्त बदनाHindi
- osvojiti okladuCroatian
- lošimas, lažybosLithuanian
- شرط بندیPersian
- شرط تړنهPashto
- spel, satsande, vadSwedish
- bahis, iddiaTurkish
- 打賭Chinese (Trad.)
- شرط لگاناUrdu
- sự đánh cượcVietnamese
- 打赌Chinese (Simp.)
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