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Synonyms for gamble
ˈgæm bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gamble(noun)

    money that is risked for possible monetary gain

  2. gamble(verb)

    a risky act or venture

  3. gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance(verb)

    take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

    "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"

    Synonyms:
    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. gamble(verb)

    play games for money

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gamble(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    game, play for money, practise gaming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    gambling, bet, wager, play, g, irap

How to pronounce gamble?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say gamble in sign language?

  1. gamble

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How to use gamble in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Charlie Rose:

    CBS is catching up to the ‘Today Show’ because CBS made the daring gamble to be a little different, selecting an old-timer like Charlie Rose and doing long-format interviews aren’t what typically works in morning TV. But CBS has shown that not only is it OK to be different, it pays to be different if you want to distinguish yourself in a marketplace where most network news shows all look and sound alike.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Each outcome of life is the egg of one's efforts that one may eat or gamble.

  4. The Senate:

    The Republican pause is a riverboat gamble where American workers will in all likelihood pay the cost of Republican inaction with their homes, their families, their livelihoods.

  5. Greg Pellegrino:

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


Translations for gamble

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  • riskovatCzech
  • setzen, wetten, riskant, spielen, spekulieren, Spiel, zocken, Glücksspiel, HazardspielGerman
  • στοίχημα, στοιχηματίζωGreek
  • apostar, jugarSpanish
  • õnnemängEstonian
  • uhkapelata, uhkapeli, ottaa riski, vaarantaaFinnish
  • pari, parier, jeu de hasardFrench
  • הימרHebrew
  • scommessa, scommettereItalian
  • 賭け, ギャンブル, 懸ける, 賭けるJapanese
  • purei moniMāori
  • коцка, се коцка, комарMacedonian
  • judiMalay
  • gok, waagstuk, vergokken, wagen, gokkenDutch
  • hazard, ryzykowaćPolish
  • arriscarPortuguese
  • авантюра, рисковать, играть в азартные игры, азартная играRussian
  • kockatiSerbo-Croatian
  • spelaSwedish
  • wadjeure, trimler, riskerWalloon

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