Definitions for wagerˈweɪ dʒər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
something risked or staked on an uncertain event; bet.
the act of betting.
the subject or terms of a bet.
(v.t.)to risk (something) on the outcome of a contest, event, etc.; bet.
Hist. to pledge oneself to (battle) for the decision of a cause.
(v.i.)to make or offer a wager; bet.
Origin of wager:
1275–1325; ME wajour, wager solemn pledge < AF wageure=wage(r) to pledge (see wage ) +-ure -ure
the act of gambling
"he did it on a bet"
stake, stakes, bet, wager(verb)
the money risked on a gamble
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"
maintain with or as if with a bet
"I bet she will be there!"
something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge
a contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event
that on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet
to hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet
to make a bet; to lay a wager
Translations for wager
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
We made a wager that he would win.
- apostaPortuguese (BR)
- die WetteGerman
- داو، شرط، داو وهنه، شرط تړنهPashto
- 賭注Chinese (Trad.)
- заклад, паріUkrainian
- sự cá cượcVietnamese
- 赌注Chinese (Simp.)
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