• american cable television channel which broadcasts shows of interest to african americans
• wager; gamble, stake
• place a wager; gamble
• if you bet on a future event, you make an agreement with someone which means that you receive money if you are right about what happens, and lose money if you are wrong.
• if you say `i bet' that something is true or will happen, you mean that you are very sure that it is true or will happen.
• see also betting.
• you say `you bet' as an emphatic way of saying `yes', or to emphasize a statement; an informal expression.
• if you say `don't bet on' something, or `i wouldn't bet on' something, you mean that you think it is unlikely to happen or be true.
• if you tell someone that something is a good bet or their best bet, you are advising them about what they should do or choose.
• if you say that something is a good bet or a safe bet, you mean that you think it is very likely to happen or be true.
• ante up, put a bet on; put one's hope in, rely on
bet on the wrong horse
• place ones hopes and expectations in the wrong place
bet one's boots
• rely on someone; be certain
• i'm convinced, i'm sure, i'm certain
• bet that does not cause great risk, bet whose results are known ahead of time
• you can say that an action or event is a safe bet when it does not involve a lot of risks.
• definitely, for sure, of course