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Synonyms for gambling
gam·bling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gambling, gaming, playnoun

    the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)

    "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"

    Synonyms:
    manoeuvre, looseness, fun, period of play, shimmer, play, bid, maneuver, caper, romp, gaming, sport, frolic, playing period, free rein, child's play, swordplay, gambol, dramatic play, turn, drama

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  1. binion

    Submitted by rinat on August 7, 2019  
  2. sattamatkanoun

    it a old famous word for gambling

    Submitted by dprocks213 on August 15, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gamblingnoun

    Synonyms:
    gaming, playing for money

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How to use gambling in a sentence?

  1. Rose Marie:

    They were all going, ‘ You’re our Baby ! ’ and then Uncle Al Capone picked me up in Uncle Al Capone arms and said, ‘ We love you Baby. From now on, you call me uncle Al. ’ I said, ‘ Sure, why not ? Ok, uncle Al. ’ … At that time every hotel or popular place, gambling place, was owned by one of the boys, or ran by one of the boys. And I knew them all from going from one place to another doing my act.

  2. Guo Meimei:

    I shouldn't have participated in gambling, but I don't think my actions constituted (a) crime, i know I have made mistakes, and I'm truly regretful.

  3. Rotolady:

    Want a better economy and a lower unemployment rate? Quit pretending you can stop people from gambling online.

  4. David Dollar:

    He's taking a big risk, he's gambling that the economy is strong enough and the Fed will be reactive enough that he can wage these commercial and currency wars and come out a winner without damaging the economy too much but he may be kidding himself.

  5. Seth Norrholm:

    There is some evidence to suggest that thrill-seeking is like anything pleasurable -- gambling, eating, -- it releases dopamine.


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