corner graphic

Bible Dictionaries

Webster's Dictionary

Wager

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

(1):

(v. t.) A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.

(2):

(v. t.) Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.

(3):

(v. t.) That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.

(4):

(v. t.) To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.

(5):

(v. i.) To make a bet; to lay a wager.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Wager'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/w/wager.html. 1828.

Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Wagenboom
Next Entry
Wagered
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology