Results for wager

Definitions of wager:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

That which is waged or pledged: something staked on the issue of anything: that on which bets are laid: ( law) an offer to make oath.

part of speech: verb

To hazard on the issue of an event; to lay a pledge; to bet.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To bet.

part of speech: verb transitive

To hazard on the issue of anything.

part of speech: noun

An unsettled question whose opposite alternatives are supported by two parties, who lay down stakes to abide the issue of the event; a subject on which bets are laid; a bet; trial by battle.

part of speech: noun

A bet; something risked on an uncertainty.

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