Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bet

2 senses of bet

Sense 1
stake, stakes, bet, wager -- (the money risked on a gamble)
       => gamble -- (money that is risked for possible monetary gain)

Sense 2
bet, wager -- (the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet")
       => gambling, gaming, play -- (the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bet

3 senses of bet

Sense 1
bet, wager -- (maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!")
       => predict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promise -- (make a prediction about; tell in advance; "Call the outcome of an election")
          Phrasal Verb-> bet on#1

Sense 2
bet, wager, play -- (stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse")
       => gamble -- (play games for money)

Sense 3
count, bet, depend, look, calculate, reckon -- (have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis")
       => trust, swear, rely, bank -- (have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes")

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