What does sweepstake mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term sweepstake:


  1. sweepstake(Noun)

    A lottery in which the prize or prizes constitute all the money paid by the participants.

  2. sweepstake(Noun)

    A prize draw.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sweepstake(noun)

    a winning of all the stakes or prizes

  2. Sweepstake(noun)

    a complete removal or carrying away; a clean sweep

Etymology and Origins

  1. Sweepstake

    Money staked on a race by different persons, the fortunate winner among whom takes the whole amount, literally at one sweep.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweepstake in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweepstake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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