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as in stake
the money or thing risked on the outcome of an uncertain event lost her wager when the horse dropped out of the race

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2 of 2

verb

as in to bet
to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event wagered 20 dollars that his favorite team would win

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“Wager.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wager. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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