verb to wager
- Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.
- A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.
- That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.
- To put something up as collateral
verb (waives, waiving, waived)
- (obsolete) A waif; a castaway. - w:John Donne, John Donne
- (UK, obsolete, law) A woman put out of the protection of the law.
- (transitive) To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or claim; to refuse; to forego.
- He waiveth milk, and flesh, and all. - w:Geoffrey Chaucer, Geoffrey Chaucer
- We absolutely do renounce or our own opinions, absolutely yielding to the direction of others. - w:Barrow, Barrow
- (transitive) To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert.
- To throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right which one may enforce if he chooses; to give up a right, privilege or restriction; as with a waiver.
- If you the right to be silent, anything you say can be used against you in a court of law.
- (obsolete) To desert; to abandon. - w:Burrill, Burrill
- (intransitive) (obsolete) To turn aside; to recede.
- To from the word of Solomon. - Geoffrey Chaucer
- (present participle of, waken)
- An English occupational surname for a guard or watchman
- authorization, Authorization or certification; sanction, as given by a superior.
- Something that provides assurance or confirmation; a guarantee or proof: a warrant of authenticity; a warrant for success.
verb (warrants, warranting, warranted)
- He almost gives his failings as a for his greatness (Garry Wills).
- An order that serves as authorization, especially: A voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
- A judicial writ authorizing an officer to make a search, seizure, or arrest or to execute a judgment.
- A warrant officer.
- A certificate of appointment given to a warrant officer.
- Justification for an action or a belief; grounds; to guarantee.
- Circumstances arose that warranted the use of lethal force.
- That tree is going to fall, I'll .
- A path.
- A method of doing something.
- The means to navigate a path.
- Possiblility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way').
- (slang) very; as in the phrase way too.
- "I'm way tired"
- "I'm way too tired to do that."
- A right to cross land.
- A weak-side linebacker.
- 1997, F Henderson, M Olson, Football's West Coast Offense, page 7
- : linebacker drops to turn-in, QB dropping dumps the ball off to HB.
- 2000, American Football Coaches Association Defensive Football Strategies, page 25
- :Our linebacker, because he is away from the formation or to the split end, should be a great pursuit man and pass defender.
- : covers the back side hook zone on the weak side.
- (given name, male). (form of, A shortening, William)