gamble Tweet Definition of gamble Like Definition of gamble on Facebook
  1. A risk undertaken with a potential gain. A significant risk is implied
  2. A risky venture
The sailors had taken many gambles (plural) with the sea and always won.
    verb (gambl, ing)
    1. To take a risk, with the potential of a positive outcome.
    2. To play risky games, especially casino games, for monetary gain.
    3. (transitive) To risk (something) for potential gain.
    He gambled his reputation on the outcome.
    • German: aufs Spiel setzen

    Supplemental Details:

    Gamble - An undertaking of financial or material risk, with an unknown outcome. To play games of chance, commonly known as casino games, while assuming a monetary risk. To wager on an outcome that is uncertain.

    Usage: My old college roommate and I went downtown to gamble at the casino and have lunch at the buffet.

    To gamble is wager a money or something of value based on an outcome that is unknown and not entirely in control of those gambling. To gamble in a casino or online casino involves wagering on games such as blackjack, roulette or machines such as video poker and slot machines. A simple wager between individual on the outcome of a sporting event is a gambling proposition, as are bets on golf, bowling or friendly poker games. for No-Download, Free Play Casino Games


      Words Starting With:
      Words Ending With:
      Words Containing:
      Words That Match:

     Translate Into:
    Dutch   French   German
    Italian   Spanish
        Show results per page.

    Browse the Dictionary
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

    Dictionary content provided from under the GNU Free Documentation License
    Allwords Copyright 1998-2020 All rights reserved.