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Bet On

Definition of the verb bet on

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  1. place a bet on
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient]The phone company billed me
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Asset]The phone company billed me $10
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Recipient] [Asset] for [Cause]The phone company billed me $10 for that phone call

      Measure Verbs (with the same syntax): amerce, bet, bill, charge, fine, invoice, mulct, overcharge, save, scrimp, spare, tax, tip, undercharge, wager.

    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonyms of bet on: back / gage / game / punt / stake
    • more generic words: bet / play / wager = stake on the outcome of an issue
    • more specific terms:


Bet On is a musical group.

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Google previewLittle Giant Encyclopedia: Card Games (2009)

by Diagram Group

bet on. The bet and odds may be proposed by either the right or the wrong bettor; in practice, however, more experienced players tend to be ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

bet on a horse to be addicted toheroin or morphine US, 1992. ) bet on the blue to gamble on credit ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Horseracing (2005)

by Wray Vamplew, Joyce Kay

In it punters have to nominate a horse in the first six races of a meeting that will win or be placed; those that succeed share in the distribution of the total money bet on that option. Introduced at Newbury in 1977 over £1 billion has been ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Games (1914)

Including All the Indoor Games Played at the Present Day, [etc.]. by Robert Frederick Foster

Either the players or the gallery may bet on either side qf the table, which is divided down the middle by a line dividing it into two parts, right and left ; hence the name, Baccara a deux tableaux. A person wishing to bet on both sides at once ...

Google previewThe South African Dictionary of Sport (2003)

by Joel Alswang

The prize monies for the relevant places are totalled and divided evenly between / among the owners field the horses competing in a race filly a young female horse before it is four years old flutter an occasional bet on the outcome of a ...

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Usage statistics about bet on

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Quotes about Bet On

We must have the courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness. (Maxwell Maltz)
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