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.
Etymology: From wageure, from wagier "to pledge".
- To put something up as collateral
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