What does wager mean?

Definitions for wager
ˈweɪ dʒərwa·ger

Here are all the 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

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

  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

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

  3. Wager(verb)

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

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

  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

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

  5. Wager(verb)

    to make a bet; to lay a wager

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

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How to say wager in sign language?

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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

Examples of wager in a Sentence

  1. Ken Jennings:

    Hell tell you, hell be like, Oh that small wager might come back to haunt you, kid.

  2. Melaine Rawn, Dragon Star 1: Stronghold:

    Consult your dragon before you wager his hide.

  3. 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.

  4. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.:

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

  5. Rick Perry:

    You would not want to wager that your liberties and your freedoms in a country - the United States in this case - should be left solely to the free market.

Images & Illustrations of wager

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