Noun gamble has 2 senses
  1. gamble - money that is risked for possible monetary gain
    --1 is a kind of
    speculation, venture
    --1 has particulars: stake, stakes, bet, wager
    Derived form: verb gamble2
  2. gamble - a risky act or venture
    --2 is a kind of
    risk, peril, danger
    --2 has particulars: long shot; raise
    Derived form: verb gamble1
,Verb gamble has 2 senses
  1. gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance - take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
    --1 is one way to try, seek, attempt, essay, assay
    Derived forms: noun gamble2, noun gambler2
    Sample sentence:
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  2. gamble - play games for money
    --2 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun gamble1, noun gambler1, noun gambling1
    Sample sentence:
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