bet

bet
bet
bet1 [bet]
n.
[prob. aphetic < ABET]
1. an agreement between two persons that the one proved wrong about the outcome of something will do or pay what is stipulated; wager
2.
a) the proposition or terms of such an agreement
b) the thing or sum thus staked
c) the thing or person that something is or may be thus staked on [this team is a poor bet ]
3. a person, thing, or action likely to bring about a desired result [he's the best bet for the job]
vt.
bet or betted, betting
1. to declare in or as in a bet [I bet he'll be late]
2. to stake (money, etc.) in a bet
3. to wager with (someone)
vi.
to make a bet or bets (on, against, with); wager
——————
☆ you bet you! or you bet!
Informal certainly!
bet2 [bāt, bet]
n.
BETH
bet3
abbrev.
between

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