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bet  (bĕt)
n.
1. An agreement usually between two parties that the one who has made an incorrect prediction about an uncertain outcome will forfeit something stipulated to the other; a wager.
2. An amount or object risked in a wager; a stake.
3. One on which a stake is or can be placed: Our team is a sure bet to win.
4.
a. A plan or an option considered with regard to its probable consequence: Your best bet is to make reservations ahead of time.
b. Informal A view or opinion, especially about something that cannot be known at the present time: My bet is that the rain will hold off. My bet is he didn't do it.
v. bet or bet·ted, bet·ting, bets
v.tr.
1. To stake (an amount, for example) in a bet.
2. To make a bet with: I bet them that we would be first.
3. To make a bet on (a contestant or an outcome).
4. To maintain confidently, as if making a bet: I bet they were surprised by the news.
v.intr.
To make or place a bet.
Idiom:
you bet Informal
Of course; surely.

[Origin unknown.]
Synonyms: bet, ante, pot1, stake, wager
These nouns denote something valuable risked on an uncertain outcome: placed a 50-dollar bet in the first race; raising the ante in a poker game; won the whole pot at cards; played for high stakes; laid a wager on who would win.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Adv.1.you bet - an expression of emphatic agreementyou bet - an expression of emphatic agreement


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