Meaning of “bet” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /bet/

an attempt to win money on the result of a game, competition, etc:

She won her bet.
He put a bet on Barcelona winning on Saturday.
a good bet

something that would be useful, clever, or enjoyable to do:

Putting your savings in a high-interest account would be a good bet.
your best bet

the best decision or choice:

Your best bet in terms of value would be the Regent Hotel.

(Definition of “bet noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)