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Synonyms for gamble
ˈgæm bəlgam·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

    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. gambleverb

    play games for money

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gambleverb

    Synonyms:
    game, play for money, practise gaming

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gamble":

    gambling, bet, wager, play, g, irap

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#301g
#516play
#876risk
#1885chance
#2310adventure
#2773guess
#2877happen
#2883gambling
#4364bet
#4513venture
#7304hazard
#7693encounter
#9992stake
#10588bump
#13068gamble
#13188pretend
#21903wager
#35532jeopardize
#130633irap

How to use gamble in a sentence?

  1. James Yang:

    Right now many people come here mostly to gamble.

  2. Pasi Eronen:

    Capitulating to out-of-this-world demands would make overall situation much more dangerous, as it would just embolden Kremlin to act aggressively, moreover, China and other revisionists are watching the reaction to a Kremlin gamble.

  3. Bo Taylor:

    I cannot emphasize enough this first class, these first kids, these parents that were willing to risk their child's futures and gamble with the belief that Cherokee was important, that's amazing because they were guinea pigs.

  4. Stefan Worrall:

    The ECB decision is seen as very positive now that markets have digested what it all means, but conviction perhaps isn't as strong as it should be as investors exercise a bit of caution, i don't think investors are expecting anything drastic from the BOJ, especially given the fact that they are meeting before the FOMC and will be reticent about making a big aggressive gamble ahead of a Fed meeting.

  5. Ivan Briscoe:

    Its an incredibly dangerous gamble to redouble the offensive against Vladimir Padrino regime when the priority must be to shore up the countrys collapsing health system and prevent an even worse migrant exodus, these U.S. charges could spell doom for any thaw, expose Guaido to grave risks, and appear high-handedly indifferent to the immediate suffering of Venezuelas people.


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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