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Definition of Bet

Bet

  1. That which is laid, staked, or pledged, as between two parties, upon the event of a contest or any contingent issue; the act of giving such a pledge; a wager.
  2. of Bet
  3. To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager.
  4. imp. & p. p. of Beat.
  5. An early form of Better.

Bet Quotations

Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?
Thomas Sowell

Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
Andre Malraux

I've got the brain of a four year old. I'll bet he was glad to be rid of it.
Groucho Marx

If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently.
Bill Watterson

In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Bet Translations

bet in Dutch is wedden
bet in German is wetten, Wette, Wetteinsatz, Wette
bet in Italian is scommettere
bet in Norwegian is vedde
bet in Portuguese is aposta
bet in Spanish is apuesta, apostar
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