(noun, verb)


1. money that is risked for possible monetary gain

Definition categories: possession, speculation, venture

2. a risky act or venture

Definition categories: act, danger, peril, risk

Sentences with gamble as a noun:

- The sailors had taken many gambles with the sea and always won.


1. take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome

Similar word(s): adventure, chance, hazard, risk

Definition categories: social, assay, attempt, essay, seek, try

2. play games for money

Definition categories: competition, play

Sentences with gamble as a verb:

- He gambled his reputation on the outcome.