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Synonyms for gambling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gambling, gaming, play(noun)

    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"

    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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gambling(n.)

    gaming, playing for money

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    gaming, betting, gamble, game, gambling-related, bookmaking, casino, stake, games, hazard, play

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  1. gambling

How to use gambling in a sentence?

  1. Jeb Bush in 1998:

    I am opposed to casino gambling in this state and I am opposed whether it is on Indian property or otherwise ... The people have spoken and I support their position.

  2. 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.

  3. Mike Yang:

    Before, it was more like hard-core gambling, now it's just a fun thing for me.

  4. Shai Heffetz:

    We are aware that the two markets are converging, but we are keeping our financial trading and gambling parts quite separate.

  5. Gernot Wagner:

    This is gambling with the planet.

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