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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
bet

Plural
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  1. A wager, an agreement between two parties that a stake (usually money) will be paid by the loser to the winner   the one who correctly forecast the outcome of an event.
  2. A degree of certainty.
    It’s a good bet that it will rain tomorrow.
    It’s an even bet that Jim will come top of the maths test tomorrow

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to bet

Third person singular
bets

Simple past
bet or betted

Past participle
-

Present participle
betting

to bet (third-person singular simple present bets, present participle betting, simple past and past participle bet or betted)
  1. To agree that payment be made to the successful forecaster of the result of an event (usually sporting) by the other party in the agreement. To make a guess about the outcome of an event.
  2. To be sure of something; to be able to count on something.
    You bet!
  3. (poker) To place money into the pot in order to require others do the same, usually only used for the first person to place money in the pot on each round.

Translations

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Crimean Tatar

Noun

bet

  1. face
  2. side, direction
  3. page

Declension

Synonyms

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Dutch

Verb

bet

  1. singular present tense of betten

Latvian

Conjunction

bet

  1. but

Lithuanian

Conjunction

bet

  1. but

Norwegian

Verb

bet or beit

  1. past tense of bite

Old English

Etymology

Common Germanic *bataz

Adverb

bet

  1. better
  2. rather

Swedish

Verb

bet

  1. past tense of bita

Tok Pisin

Noun

bet

  1. bed.

Volapük

Noun

bet

  1. flower bed

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