wager: meaning and definitions

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What is wager?

What is wager?

  • An agreement under which each bettor pledges a certain amount to the other depending on the outcome of an unsettled matter.
  • A matter bet on; a gamble.
  • Something staked on an uncertain outcome; a bet. See Synonyms at bet.
  • Archaic A pledge of personal combat to resolve an issue or case.
  • To risk or stake (an amount or a possession) on an uncertain outcome; bet.
  • To make a bet.

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