see also: Gamble
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈɡæm.bəl/

gamble (plural gambles)

  1. A bet or wager.
    I had a gamble on the horses last weekend.
  2. A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
  3. A risky venture.
    The sailors had taken many gambles with the sea and always won.
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gamble (gambles, present participle gambling; past and past participle gambled)

  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.
  4. To interact with equipment at a casino
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Proper noun
  1. Surname

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