English dictionary

bet meaning and definition

BET noun

Definition of bet (noun)

  1. the money risked on a gamble
  2. the act of gambling
    • "he did it on a bet"
    • synonyms: wager

BET verb

Definition of bet (verb)

  1. maintain with or as if with a bet
    • "I bet she will be there!"
    • synonyms: wager
  2. stake on the outcome of an issue
    • "I bet $100 on that new horse"; "She played all her money on the dark horse"
    • synonyms: play, wager
  3. have faith or confidence in
    • "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"
    • synonyms: calculate, count, depend, look, reckon
Source: Princeton University Wordnet