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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

You should never bet against anything in science at odds of more than about 1012 to 1.
Ernest Rutherford

It helps immerse yourself in what you potentially want to do. Being involved, learning firsthand and observing the craft and absorbing all you can, makes it easier to define what you want. It will also ultimately make you a better Chef. Culinary school, or even a single class, is a great bet too.
Giada De Laurentiis

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
Maxwell Maltz

Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough.
Rita Mae Brown

I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies.
Larry Bossidy
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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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