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gamble /ˈɡæmbəl/ verb [intransitive and transitive]
gamble noun [singular]


برد و باخت ، قمار کردن ، شرط بندی کردن ، قمار ، بازرگانی: سفته بازی کردن
gamble
[verb]
Synonyms:
- bet, game, have a flutter (informal), play, punt, wager
- risk, chance, hazard, speculate, stick one's neck out (informal), take a chance
[noun]
Synonyms:
- risk, chance, leap in the dark, lottery, speculation, uncertainty, venture
- bet, flutter (informal), punt, wager
Related Idioms: buck the odds, take a flyer (on), try one's luck, go it blind, take a chance (or one's chances), tempt fortune, trust to luck
Related Words: chance, hazard, lot, risk, speculate, venture, brave, challenge, dare, defy, face, endanger, imperil, jeopardize
English Thesaurus: gamble, bet/have a bet, put £10/$20 etc on something, have a flutter, play for money, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. gamble1 /ˈɡæmbəl/ verb [intransitive and transitive]
[Date: 1700-1800; Origin: game]

1. to risk money or possessions on the result of something such as a card game or a race, when you do not know for certain what the result will be ⇒ bet:
Their religion forbids them to drink or gamble.
gamble on
Jack loves gambling on the horses.

2. to do something that involves a lot of risk, and that will not succeed unless things happen the way you would like them to
gamble on
They’re gambling on Johnson being fit for Saturday’s game.
gamble something on something
Potter gambled everything on his new play being a hit.
gamble that
She was gambling that he wouldn’t read it too carefully.
gamble with
We can’t relax our safety standards – we’d be gambling with people’s lives.
—gambler noun [countable]:
Stevens was a compulsive gambler.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. gamble2 noun [singular]
an action or plan that involves a risk but that you hope will succeed:
It was a big gamble for her to leave the band and go solo.
gamble on
The gamble on the harvest had paid off (=succeeded).
Ellen had to admit the gamble had paid off (=succeeded).
In a depressed market, we cannot afford to take a gamble on a new product.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

gamble
noun
ADJ. big, huge, major | calculated | desperate It was time for a last desperate gamble.
political
VERB + GAMBLE take
GAMBLE + VERB pay off, work I took a calculated gamble and it paid off.
PREP. ~ on Backpackers with a heavy load should resist taking a gamble on the weather.
PHRASES a bit/something of a gamble Trying to find the right pension can be a bit of a gamble.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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