gamble

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1 gamble /ˈgæmbəl/ verb
gambles; gambled; gambling
1 gamble
/ˈgæmbəl/
verb
gambles; gambled; gambling
Learner's definition of GAMBLE
[no object] : to play a game in which you can win or lose money or possessions : to bet money or other valuable things
often + on
[+ object]
: to risk losing (an amount of money) in a game or bet
: to risk losing (something valuable or important) in order to do or achieve something
often + on
: to do something that could have the good result that you want or a bad result that you cannot control
[no object]
often + on
[+ object]

gamble away

[phrasal verb]
gamble away (something) or gamble (something) away
: to lose (something, such as money) by gambling

— gambler

/ˈgæmblɚ/ noun, plural gamblers [count]
2 gamble /ˈgæmbəl/ noun
plural gambles
2 gamble
/ˈgæmbəl/
noun
plural gambles
Learner's definition of GAMBLE
[count]
: something that could produce a desired result or a bad or unpleasant result : risk
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