Synonyms of bet in English:

bet


See US English definition of bet

See UK English definition of bet

See Spanish definition of apuesta

verb

1‘most people would bet their life savings on the prospect’

SYNONYMS
wager, gamble, stake, risk, venture, hazard, chance, lay down, put, place
lay money, put money, lay bets, speculate, try one's luck
British informal have a flutter, chance one's arm, punt

2‘I bet it was your idea’

SYNONYMS
be certain, be sure, be convinced, be confident
expect, predict
British informal put one's shirt on

noun

1‘a £20 bet’

SYNONYMS
wager, stake, gamble, ante
each-way bet, place bet, ante-post bet, daily double, side bet, Yankee
British accumulator, tricast
North American perfecta, quinella, trifecta
informal long shot
British informal flutter, punt, acca

2‘my bet is that Liverpool won't win anything’

SYNONYMS
prediction, forecast, guess
opinion, belief, feeling, view, theory

3‘your best bet is to go early’

SYNONYMS
option, choice, alternative, course of action, plan