Translation of "wager" - English-Spanish dictionary

wager

noun uk /ˈweɪ.dʒər/ us /-dʒɚ/

an amount of money that you risk in the hope of winning more, by trying to guess something uncertain, or the agreement that you make to take this risk

apuesta
She put a UK cash wager of £50 on the race.
He tried to eat 50 hard-boiled eggs, for a wager.
They made a friendly wager on the game.
→ Synonym bet noun
verb uk /ˈweɪ.dʒər/ us /-dʒɚ/

to risk money by guessing the result of something

apostar
More than $2 billion was wagered legally on sports in Nevada in the last 12 months.
He is so confident of victory he has wagered on himself.
I’ll wager you £5 that they’ll get there first.

(Translation of “wager” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

wager

noun /ˈweidʒə/

a bet

apuesta
We made a wager that he would win.

(Translation of “wager” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)