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Synonyms for wager
ˈweɪ dʒər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bet, wagernoun

    the act of gambling

    "he did it on a bet"

    Synonyms:
    stakes, stake, bet

  2. stake, stakes, bet, wagerverb

    the money risked on a gamble

    Synonyms:
    interest, stake, bet, stakes, post

  3. bet, wager, playverb

    stake on the outcome of an issue

    "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"

    Synonyms:
    count, make for, bring, flirt, play, represent, work, dally, recreate, reckon, look, toy, depend, bet, roleplay, playact, wreak, run, fiddle, spiel, diddle, meet, act, act as, calculate, encounter, trifle, take on

  4. bet, wagerverb

    maintain with or as if with a bet

    "I bet she will be there!"

    Synonyms:
    play, look, count, reckon, depend, bet, calculate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wagernoun

    Synonyms:
    bet, stake, pledge

  2. wagerverb

    Synonyms:
    bet, stake, pledge, lay, wage

  3. wagerverb

    Synonyms:
    bet, lay a wager

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wagerverb

    Synonyms:
    bet, stake, pledge, hazard, speculate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wager":

    bet, gamble, equal

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How to use wager in a sentence?

  1. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.:

    Every year, if not every day, we have to wager our salvation upon some prophecy based upon imperfect knowledge.

  2. Blaise Pascal:

    Let us weigh the gain and the loss, in wagering that God is. Consider these alternatives: if you win, you win all, if you lose you lose nothing. Do not hesitate, then, to wager that he is.

  3. Nevada Gaming Control Board:

    The capacity restrictions in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 presented a very challenging operating environment for Nevada’s Sports Books, in Nevada, Super Bowl handle is driven by visitation and Las Vegas along with other areas across the state are destination markets for customers to come and wager on the game.

  4. Rick Perry:

    You would not want to wager that your liberties and your freedoms in a country - the United States in this case - should be left solely to the free market.

  5. Melaine Rawn, Dragon Star 1: Stronghold:

    Consult your dragon before you wager his hide.

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