Definitions For Gamble

noun

  • A risky act or venture
  • Money that is risked for possible monetary gain
  • Something that could produce a desired result or a bad or unpleasant result

verb

  • Play games for money
  • Take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
  • To play a game in which you can win or lose money or possessions : to bet money or other valuable things
  • To risk losing (an amount of money) in a game or bet
  • To risk losing (something valuable or important) in order to do or achieve something

Is Gamble a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
11
Words with Friends
15

The word Gamble is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gamble in a Sentence

  • He's been drinking and gambling heavily.
  • He would often gamble hundreds of dollars on a hand of poker.
  • The mayor is gambling with the city's future.
  • Starting her own business was a gamble, but it paid off.
  • She thought about starting her own business, but she decided it was too much of a gamble.

Synonyms for Gamble

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