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1. gamble

verb. ['ˈgæmbəl'] take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.

Synonyms

  • try
  • hazard
  • attempt
  • go for broke
  • run a risk
  • take a chance
  • seek
  • assay
  • essay
  • take chances
  • adventure
  • risk
  • luck through
  • luck it

Antonyms

  • bless
  • demote
  • descent
  • decrease

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Example sentences of the word gamble


1. Noun, singular or mass
Every time you make a call, view it as a bet or a gamble.

2. Verb, base form
For those looking to gamble in the state of Illinois, look towards a body of water.

Quotes containing the word gamble


1. Why do people play the lottery, or why do people gamble, period? You know, it's with the hope of winning something more.
- Derek Kilmer

2. Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.
- Muhammad Ali

3. Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
- Simone de Beauvoir

2. gamble

noun. ['ˈgæmbəl'] money that is risked for possible monetary gain.

Synonyms

  • speculation
  • wager
  • stake
  • venture
  • bet

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • stay in place
  • unfasten
  • mistrust

3. gamble

noun. ['ˈgæmbəl'] a risky act or venture.

Synonyms

  • long shot
  • raise
  • danger
  • risk

Antonyms

  • planned
  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best

4. gamble

verb. ['ˈgæmbəl'] play games for money.

Synonyms

  • play
  • dice
  • wager
  • bet

Antonyms

  • safety
  • bore
  • fall
  • lower
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