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Verb
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betted, past tense; betting, present participle; betted, past participle; bet, past tense; bets, 3rd person singular present; bet, past participle;
  1. Risk something, usually a sum of money, against someone else's on the basis of the outcome of a future event, such as the result of a race or game
    • - betting on horses
    • - I would be prepared to bet that what he really wanted was to settle down
    • - most people would bet their life savings on this prospect
  2. Risk a sum of money against (someone) on the outcome or happening of a future event
    • - I'll bet you $15 you won't find a single scratch
  3. Feel sure
    • - I bet this place is really spooky late at night
    • - he'll be surprised to see me, I'll bet
Noun
  1. An act of risking a sum of money in this way
    • - every Saturday she had a bet on the horses
  2. A sum of money staked in this way
    • - the bookies are taking bets on his possible successor
  3. A candidate or course of action to choose; an option
    • - your best bet is to call a professional exterminator
  4. An opinion, typically one formed quickly or spontaneously
    • - my bet is that the president will veto the bill

  1. stake: the money risked on a gamble
  2. maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!"
  3. stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"
  4. the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet"
  5. count: have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
  6. (betting) dissipated: preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies"
  7. Black Entertainment Television is an American cable network based in Washington D.C., and targets young African-American audiences. The network was launched on January 25, 1980, by its founder, Robert L. Johnson. ...
  8. Bet, Beth, or Vet is the second letter of many Semitic abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew ב Syriac and Arabic alphabet '''' ﺏ. Its value is a voiced bilabial plosive, .
  9. In the game of poker, the play largely centers on the act of betting, and as such, a protocol has been developed to speed play, lessen confusion, and increase security while playing. ...
  10. BET International (Black Entertainment Television) is a television channel in the UK, Ireland, Africa and the Middle East. It was launched on Wednesday 27 February 2008 in the UK with headquarters in London. ...
  11. The Bet is a 1992 American film directed by Ted Demme, written by Gavin O'Connor, and starring Josh Mosby and John Benjamin Hickey.
  12. The Bet is a 2005 film directed by Mark Lee , set in Sydney, Australia.
  13. A wager, an agreement between two parties that a stake (usually money) will be paid by the loser to the winner (the winner being the one who correctly forecast the outcome of an event); A degree of certainty; To agree that payment be made to the successful forecaster of the result of an event ( ...
  14. (3 Bets) It is a state that 3 tokens are put in to play the machine. It gives the player maximum pay lines. There is little point in betting only 1 token since the winning probability becomes very low.
  15. (Bets) There are two basic bets available in Craps. One roll bets which are determined by the next roll of the dice and sequence bets which may require several rolls of the dice before the results are known.
  16. (8. Betting) No Attendee may lay bets or otherwise conduct any betting or gaming business whilst on the Racecourse unless specifically entitled to do so by us. This does not prohibit Attendees placing bets with those on-course bookmakers or other properly authorised betting businesses.
  17. (Betting) Any terms related to monitory amounts, gambling and relevant expressions.
  18. (Betting) In connection with horse racing, there are two kinds. ‘Post’ when betting does not begin until the numbers of the runners are hoisted up on the board and ‘Anti-post’ when betting opens any time before the event.
  19. (Betting) Placing bets is such an integral part of the game that it cannot be separated. If you want to know how to play the game it is important that you know how and when to place your bet. The amount of each bet varies with the game and also varies throughout each hand.
  20. (Betting) Tax - Tax on a Bookmaker's turnover. In the UK this is a 'Duty' levied on every Pound wagered. Common methods of recouping this by the punter are to deduct tax from returns (winnings) or to pay tax with the stake/wager. In the latter case, no tax is deducted from the punter's winnings.
  21. (Betting) Wagering, putting money at risk in the hopes of winning more money.
  22. Place chips into the pot to wager that your hand will beat or tie any other hands.
  23. To place chips into the pot.
  24. Method for measuring the surface area of catalysts and other high area materials using adsorption of nitrogen gas. Named for Brunauer, Emmett, and Teller, who developed the method.
  25. Any wager placed by players in any gambling game.