Translation of "wager" - English-Spanish dictionary


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

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

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)


noun /ˈweidʒə/

a bet

We made a wager that he would win.

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