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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

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

When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, 'Nah, what's wrong with a horse?' That was a huge bet he made, and it worked.
Elon Musk

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 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

Heaven knows where I'll end up - but it's a safe bet that I'll never be at the top of anything! Nor do I particularly care to be.
H. P. Lovecraft
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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