verb (used with object), bet or bet·ted, bet·ting.
verb (used without object), bet or bet·ted, bet·ting.
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Idioms for bet
Origin of bet1
Words nearby bet
Definition for bet (2 of 4)
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How to use bet in a sentence
Before that, the firm made bets on the likes of ClassPass and Equinox.
Facebook's foray into virtual and augmented reality, which it doubled down on this week, is a bet on where the future of online social interaction is heading.
If you want to vote by mail, your best bet is to visit your state or local election office’s website.Why you should vote as early as possible (and how to do it)|John Kennedy|September 17, 2020|Popular Science
It’s so far been a winning bet for Buffett, with the value of Berkshire’s investment more than doubling by lunchtime.Here’s who made a killing from Snowflake’s blockbuster IPO|Verne Kopytoff|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Fifty-seven professional investors turned him down—a Stanford-pedigreed venture capital veteran with experience operating inside two early major tech startups, who knew exactly what kind of rationale these firms used to place their bets.‘How I Built This’ host Guy Raz on insights from some of the world’s most famous entrepreneurs|Rachel King|September 15, 2020|Fortune
And when BET Weekend came to Atlanta two months ago, Brinsley thought he could become a major party promoter.
And given the current glut in fossil fuels, it might even be a better economic bet to wait a few years.
The kerfuffle began with a £200 bet, followed by several smaller bets in quick succession.
The monogamous or safe-only gay man is a far safer bet than the unprotected hetero swinger.The Outrageous Celibacy Requirement for Gay Blood Donors|Jay Michaelson|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By Tuesday night, going through Bet El was no longer possible.
Spiker was willing to bet that right now Weston was over the way trying to prove to them that two and two was four.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
"I'll bet yo 'un a hoss I ken put a ball through that Yank's heart at fifty paces," he roared.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
She was really uneasy until he explained that, in imitation of older ones, he had bet some cents on Burlingame and had won.
I bet a feller can skate in the streeton the sidewalkalmost anywhere this morning, declared Chet, with enthusiasm.
Dont you be worried, girls; I bet Mr. Sharp wont let anybody get that prize through favoritism.
British Dictionary definitions for bet
verb bets, betting, bet or betted
Word Origin for bet
Idioms and Phrases with bet
In addition to the idioms beginning with bet
- bet one's ass
- bet on the wrong horse
- back (bet on) the wrong horse
- hedge one's bets
- you bet your ass