gamble away

Definition of gamble away

  1. :  to lose (something, such as money) by gambling She gambled away her inheritance. gambling the city's future away

Word by Word Definitions

gambleplay
  1. :  to play a game for money or property

    :  to bet on an uncertain outcome

    :  to stake something on a contingency :  take a chance (see contingency 2)

  1. :  an act having an element of risk

    :  something chancy

    :  the playing of a game of chance for stakes

awayplay
  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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