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Verb: bet (bet,betting, also betted)  bet
  1. Maintain with or as if with a bet
    "I bet she will be there!";
    - wager
     
  2. Stake on the outcome of an issue
    "I bet $100 on that new horse";
    - wager, play
     
  3. Have faith or confidence in
    "You can bet on that!";
    - count, depend, look, calculate, reckon
Noun: bet  bet
  1. The money risked on a gamble
    - stake, stakes, wager
     
  2. The act of gambling
    "he did it on a bet";
    - wager, flutter [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: betted, betting, bets, bet

See also: bet on

Type of: anticipate, bank, call, forebode, foretell, gamble, gambling, gaming, play, predict, prognosticate, promise, rely, swear, trust

Part of: pool

Encyclopedia: Bet, de Koningin van de Jordaan