from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To stake; to wager; to pledge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To stake; to wager; to pledge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To lay down; lay as a stake or wager.
Latin imponere, impositum, to place upon; prefix im- in + ponere to place. See position. (Wiktionary)