What is another word for gamble?

Synonyms for gamble
ˈgæm bəlgam·ble

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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote

  1. gamblenoun

    money that is risked for possible monetary gain

  2. gambleverb

    a risky act or venture

  3. gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chanceverb

    take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

    "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"

    pretend, encounter, happen, guess, run a risk, chance, bump, adventure, venture, hazard, jeopardize, stake, take chances, find, take a chance, put on the line, lay on the line, risk

  4. gambleverb

    play games for money

    take a chance, run a risk, take chances, hazard, chance, adventure, risk

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. gambleverb

    game, play for money, practise gaming

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "gamble":

    gambling, bet, wager, play, g, irap

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How to use gamble in a sentence?

  1. Greg Pellegrino:

    It's a gamble. A big, big gamble.

  2. Walter Abrams:

    See, most gamblers, when they go to gamble, they go to win. When we go to gamble, we go to lose. Subconsciously. Me, I never feel better than when they’re raking the chips away; not bringing them in.

  3. Carolyn Tastad:

    Procter Gamble's not enough to make an ad, procter Gamble's got to be the total picture.

  4. Publilius Syrus:

    Hares can gamble over the body of a dead lion.

  5. Will Rogers:

    Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it.

Translations for gamble

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  • riskovatCzech
  • Hazardspiel, spielen, riskant, wetten, spekulieren, setzen, Spiel, zocken, GlücksspielGerman
  • στοίχημα, στοιχηματίζωGreek
  • apostar, jugarSpanish
  • õnnemängEstonian
  • uhkapelata, vaarantaa, ottaa riski, uhkapeliFinnish
  • pari, parier, jeu de hasardFrench
  • הימרHebrew
  • scommessa, scommettereItalian
  • 賭ける, ギャンブル, 賭け, 懸けるJapanese
  • purei moniMāori
  • коцка, комар, се коцкаMacedonian
  • judiMalay
  • wagen, gok, waagstuk, gokken, vergokkenDutch
  • ryzykować, hazardPolish
  • arriscarPortuguese
  • играть в азартные игры, авантюра, рисковать, азартная играRussian
  • kockatiSerbo-Croatian
  • spelaSwedish
  • risker, trimler, wadjeureWalloon

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