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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bet, Betted p. pr. & vb. n. Betting.] To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager.
    John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on his head.   --Shak.
    I'll bet you two to one I'll make him do it.   --O. W. Holmes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the money risked on a gamble [syn: stake, stakes, wager]
      2: the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet" [syn: wager]
      v 1: maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be
           there!" [syn: wager]
      2: stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new
         horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse" [syn:
          wager, play]
      3: 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" [syn: count, depend, look, calculate, reckon]
      [also: betting, betted]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially
            games of chance; "led a dissipated life"; "a betting
            man"; "a card-playing son of a bitch"; "a gambling
            fool"; "sporting gents and their ladies" [syn: dissipated,
             card-playing, gambling, sporting]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See bet