Synonyms of bet in English:

bet


See definition of bet

verb

1‘most people would bet their life savings on the prospect’

SYNONYMS

wager, gamble, stake, risk, venture, hazard, chance, lay down, put, place

lay money, put money, lay bets, speculate, try one's luck

informal punt

British informal have a flutter, chance one's arm

2‘I bet it was your idea’

SYNONYMS

be certain, be sure, be convinced, be confident

expect, predict

British put one's shirt on


noun

1‘a £20 bet’

SYNONYMS

wager, stake, gamble, ante

each-way bet, place bet, ante-post bet, daily double, side bet, Yankee

British accumulator, tricast

North American perfecta, quinella, trifecta

informal long shot

British informal flutter, punt

2‘my bet is that Liverpool won't win anything’

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prediction, forecast, guess

opinion, belief, feeling, view, theory

3‘your best bet is to go early’

SYNONYMS

option, choice, alternative, course of action, plan