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Synonyms of gambling

Noun


1. gambling, gaming, play, diversion, recreation, vice

usage: the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize); "his gambling cost him a fortune"; "there was heavy play at the blackjack table"

Verb


1. gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance, try, seek, attempt, essay, assay

usage: take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"

2. gamble, play

usage: play games for money

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