Gamble

Definition of Gamble

v. i.1.To play or game for money or other stake.
[imp. & p. p. Gambled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gambling .]
v. t.1.To lose or squander by gaming; - usually with away.
n.1.An act of gambling; a transaction or proceeding involving gambling; hence, anything involving similar risk or uncertainty.

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