(noun, verb, preposition)


1. the money risked on a gamble

Similar word(s): stake, stakes, wager

Definition categories: possession, gamble

2. the act of gambling

- he did it on a bet

Similar word(s): wager

Definition categories: act, gambling, gaming, play

Sentences with bet as a noun:

- Dylan owes Fletcher $30 from an unsuccessful bet.

- It’s a safe bet that it will rain tomorrow.

- It’s an even bet that Jim will come top of the maths test tomorrow


1. (knitting) between


1. maintain with or as if with a bet

- I bet she will be there!

Similar word(s): wager

Definition categories: communication, anticipate, call, forebode, foretell, predict, prognosticate, promise

2. stake on the outcome of an issue

- I bet $100 on that new horse

Similar word(s): play, wager

Definition categories: competition, gamble

3. have faith or confidence in

- You can bet on that!

Similar word(s): bank, calculate, count, depend, look, reckon, rely, swear

Definition categories: cognition, trust

Sentences with bet as a verb:

- You bet!