English version

wager in Gambling topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwagerwa‧ger1 /ˈweɪdʒə $ -ər/ noun [countable] old-fashioned  DGGan agreement in which you win or lose money according to the result of something such as a race syn bet
Examples from the Corpus
wagerHe also happened to have a wager on the outcome of the football game.Volunteering a wager was unprecedented, therefore highly suspicious.It did not matter that her wager was only five dollars.Hours before the announcement, large wagers were placed in favour of his son William becoming next king.For instance, on a question involving the law of wagers, there is generally no need to discuss what is a wager.Sherlock explained the wager, and the answer Summerlee had given us.Wednesday midnight the wager is up.Say you made your wager at odds of 40-1.