Definitions for wagerˈweɪ dʒər

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wager

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bet, wager(noun)

    the act of gambling

    "he did it on a bet"

  2. stake, stakes, bet, wager(verb)

    the money risked on a gamble

  3. 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"

  4. bet, wager(verb)

    maintain with or as if with a bet

    "I bet she will be there!"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wager(verb)

    something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge

  2. Wager(verb)

    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

  3. Wager(verb)

    that on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet

  4. Wager(verb)

    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

  5. Wager(verb)

    to make a bet; to lay a wager

  6. Origin: [OE. wager, wajour, OF. wagiere, or wageure, F. gageure. See Wage, v. t.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wager in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wager in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Melaine Rawn, Dragon Star 1: Stronghold:

    Consult your dragon before you wager his hide.

  2. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.:

    Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge.

  3. Blaise Pascal:

    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.

  4. Blaise Pascal:

    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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