Definitions

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  • verb Simple past of bet.
  • verb Past participle of bet

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Examples

  • Then they danced, betted, gamed, swore, quarreled, fought, and did everything that the most modern accomplished gentlemen are not ashamed of.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • The trouble is his manager is in the red, having betted on the fights and lost.

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  • This, then, I pondered, was the end of it all, of life and strife and striving and love, the weary spirits of these long - gone ones to be invoked by fat old women and mangy sorcerers, the bones of them to be esteemed of collectors and betted on horse - races and ace-fulls or to be sold for cash and invested in sugar stocks.

    SHIN-BONES

  • A number of stocks rose as investors betted that the companies' quarterly results would exceed estimates.

    India Shares Move Higher

  • In gainers, auto shares rose as investors betted that sales will pick up in the second half of the year.

    Reliance Drags India Shares Lower

  • But when a man betted a marker in a game and said it was worth five hundred dollars, it was accepted as worth five hundred dollars.

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  • The silly spiritualists have betted on many dates in the past and they are as surely off base this time around as well.

    Santhosh Mathew, PhD: Newton, Forgive Us

  • Gains were led by Reliance Industries as investors betted that rising crude prices will boost the company's fiscal fourth-quarter earnings.

    India Shares Edge Higher

  • The silly spiritualists have betted on many dates in the past and they are as surely off base this time around as well.

    Santhosh Mathew, PhD: Newton, Forgive Us

  • While peddling poisonous subprime loans, dozens of Congressional members actually betted against the housing market prior to the 2008 crash and their investments outperformed the market by over 12 percent.

    Reshma Saujani: A New Ethic of Leadership in Broken Washington

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