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bet - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'bet' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bet
- imp. & p. p. of Beat.
2 . Bet [ a. & adv.]
- An early form of Better.
3 . Bet [ imp. & p. p.]
- of Bet
4 . Bet [ n.]
- That which is laid, staked, or pledged, as between two parties, upon the event of a contest or any contingent issue; the act of giving such a pledge; a wager.
5 . Bet [ v. t.]
- To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager.

Meaning of 'bet' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bet [ n]
Meaning (1):
- the act of gambling
Example in sentence:
  • he did it on a bet
2 . bet [ v]
Meaning (2):
- have faith or confidence in
Example in sentence:
  • Depend on your family in times of crisis;
  • Look to your friends for support;
  • You can bet on that!;
  • you can count on me to help you any time
Meaning (3):
- stake on the outcome of an issue
Example in sentence:
  • I bet $100 on that new horse;
  • She played all her money on the dark horse
Meaning (4):
- maintain with or as if with a bet
Example in sentence:
  • I bet she will be there!