Betted
Bet Bet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bet}, {Betted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betting}.] To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager. [1913 Webster]

John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on his head. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

I'll bet you two to one I'll make him do it. --O. W. Holmes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • betted — /bet id/, v. a pt. and pp. of bet. * * * …   Universalium

  • betted — bet n. wager; gamble, stake v. place a wager; gamble …   English contemporary dictionary

  • betted — bet•ted [[t]ˈbɛt ɪd[/t]] v. a pt. and pp. of bet I …   From formal English to slang

  • betted — past of bet * * * /bet id/, v. a pt. and pp. of bet …   Useful english dictionary

  • betted on the right horse — placed ones hopes and expectations in the right place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Jogo do Bicho — ( the animal game ) is an illegal gambling game in Brazil, prohibited by federal law since 1946. Very popular throughout the country, the game is actually a lottery type drawing operated on a regional basis by mobsters known as as contraventores… …   Wikipedia

  • bet — has past and past participle forms bet and betted; both are correct although bet is preferable, and is more common in BrE and (even more) in AmE. But betted is also found • (I d have betted you wouldn t be much good at taking somebody out… …   Modern English usage

  • Bet — Bet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bet}, {Betted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betting}.] To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager. [1913 Webster] John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on his head. Shak. [1913 Webster] I ll bet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bet — Bet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bet}, {Betted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betting}.] To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager. [1913 Webster] John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on his head. Shak. [1913 Webster] I ll bet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Betting — Bet Bet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bet}, {Betted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Betting}.] To stake or pledge upon the event of a contingent issue; to wager. [1913 Webster] John a Gaunt loved him well, and betted much money on his head. Shak. [1913 Webster] I ll… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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