- A risky venture
"The sailors had taken many gambles with the sea and always won."
- A significant risk, undertaken with a potential gain.
- (transitive) To risk (something) for potential gain.
"He gambled his reputation on the outcome."
- To play risky games, especially casino games, for monetary gain.
- To take a risk, with the potential of a positive outcome.
- To interact with equipment at a casino