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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gamble  \Gam"ble\,  n. 
  An  act  of  gambling;  a  transaction  or  proceeding  involving 
  gambling;  hence  anything  involving  similar  risk  or 
  uncertainty.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gamble  \Gam"ble\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gambled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gambling}.]  [Dim.  of  game.  See  2d  {Game}.] 
  To  play  or  game  for  money  or  other  stake. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gamble  \Gamble\,  v.  t. 
  To  lose  or  squander  by  gaming;  --  usually  with  away 
  ``Bankrupts  or  sots  who  have  gambled  or  slept  away  their 
  estates.''  --Ames. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gamble 
  n  1:  money  that  is  risked  for  possible  monetary  gain 
  2:  a  risky  act  or  venture 
  v  1:  take  a  risk  in  the  hope  of  a  favorable  outcome;  "When  you 
  buy  these  stocks  you  are  gambling"  [syn:  {chance},  {risk}, 
  {hazard},  {take  chances},  {adventure},  {run  a  risk},  {take 
  a  chance}] 
  2:  play  games  for  money 




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