Definitions for wagerˈweɪ dʒər
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wager
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
Origin: [OE. wager, wajour, OF. wagiere, or wageure, F. gageure. See Wage, v. t.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Consult your dragon before you wager his hide.
Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge.
Let us weigh the gain and the loss, in wagering that God is. Consider these alternatives: if you win, you win all, if you lose you lose nothing. Do not hesitate, then, to wager that he is.
Let us weigh the gain and the loss in wagering that God is, but let us consider the two possibilities. If you gain, you gain all if you lose you lose nothing. Hesitate not, then, to wager that He is.
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- veto, vetiEsperanto
- apuesta, apostarSpanish
- vedonlyönti, vedonlyöntikohde, lyödä vetoa, panos, vetoFinnish
- parier, mise, pariFrench
- tét, fogadásHungarian
- scommettere, scommessaItalian
- eqquiniutKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- inzet, verwedden, weddenschap, weddenDutch
- apostar, apostaPortuguese
- ставка, париRussian
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