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bet

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the money or thing risked on the outcome of an uncertain event
  • she offered the bet of a free lunch if her team won the World Series

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2 a person or thing that is chosen
  • your best bet would be the scenic route along the coast

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bet

verb

Synonyms of bet (Entry 2 of 2)

to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
  • foolishly bet a week's salary on the World Series

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The first known use of bet was in 1591

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“Bet.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bet. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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