put

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as in to bet
to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event deciding to go for broke, he put $1000 on a horse that had 20 to 1 odds

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“Put.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/put. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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