1. Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.
  2. 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.
  3. That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. Agent noun of wage; one who wages.


  1. To bet something; to put it up as collateral
    I'd wager my boots on it.
  2. To daresay.
    I'll wager that Johnson knows something about all this.

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