Pronunciation of Wager
/wˈe͡ɪd͡ʒə/, /wˈeɪdʒə/, /w_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə/
Synonyms for wager:
Other synonyms and related words:
encounter, trifle, act, depend, fiddle, wreak, meet, guarantee, stakes, go, lay down, roleplay, play, stake, dally, spiel, run, post, look, recreate, count, raffle, bet, make for, reckon, flirt, calculate, bring, playact, re-create, lay, ante, toy, speculation, diddle, represent, act as, interest, put, take on.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
money or something gambled (noun)
bet money or something else in a gamble (verb)
Usage examples for wager:
- " They do say, though," he went on, " that her Highness has her eye on him, and in that case I'll wager your illustrious mamma has no more chance than a sparrow against a hawk." - "The Valley of Decision", Edith Wharton.
- Let us hear about the wager. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.
- I've a wager with the Marquis de Chastellux that an American battery fires the first shot, and I see you intend that I shall win the bet. - "Janice Meredith", Paul Leicester Ford.