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Definitions of wager

  1. stake on the outcome of an issue; "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of gambling; "he did it on a bet" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the money risked on a gamble Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. maintain with or as if with a bet; "I bet she will be there!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To make a bet; to lay a wager. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A bet; something risked on an uncertainty. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To bet. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. That which is waged or pledged: something staked on the issue of anything: that on which bets are laid: (law) an offer to make oath. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To hazard on the issue of anything. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. WAGERER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Something staked on an issue; bet. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. To stake on an issue. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. To stake; bet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. The staking of something, as money, upon the happening or not happening of an uncertain event; a bet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. The thing pledged. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Something deposited, laid or hazarded on the event of a contest or some unsettled question; a bet; subject on which bets are laid: an offer to make oath of innocence or non-indebtedness; or the act of making oath along with others to fortify the defendant's oath. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. To offer a wager. Wager of battle, an ancient law by which disputes were to be settled by personal contest, but which is now abolished. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. An unsettled question whose opposite alternatives are supported by two parties, who lay down stakes to abide the issue of the event; a subject on which bets are laid; a bet; trial by battle. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. To hazard on the issue of an event; to lay a pledge; to bet. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  24. A wager is a contract by which two or more parties agree that a certain sum of money or other thing shall be paid or delivered to one of them on the happening of an uncertain event or upon the ascertainment of a fact which is in dispute between them. Trust Co. v. Goodrich, 75 111. 500; Jordan v. Kent, 44 How. Prac. (N. Y.) 207; Winward v. Lincoln, 23 R. I. 476, 51 Atl. 106, 64 L. R. A. 160; Edson v. Pawlet, 22 Vt 293; Woodcock v. McQueen, 11 Ind. 15. A contract in which the parties stipulate that they shall gain or lose upon the happening of an uncertain event in which they have no interest, except that arising from the possibility of such gain or loss. Ferreira v. Gab- ell, S9 Pa. 90; Kitchen v. Loudenback, 48 Ohio St 177, 26 N. E. 979, 29 Am. St. Rep. 540. See, also, BET. thelawdictionary.org
  25. To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some eventuality; to lay; to stake; to bet. dictgcide_fs
  26. =BET n. & v.t. (but not now in familiar use); (Hist.) w. of battle, ancient form of trial by personal combat between parties or champions, w. of law, compurgation. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  27. n. Something deposited or hazarded on the event of a contest or some unsettled question ; a bet ; a stake ; a pledge ;-that on which bets are laid ;-in law, formerly an offer to make oath of innocence in an accusation, or of non-indebtedness in a suit-now abolished ;-wager of battle, the giving of a gage or pledge, usually by throwing down a gauntlet or glove, for the trying of a cause by single combat with the accuser or the opponent, either in person or by champion-now abolished. Cabinet Dictionary

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