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Webster 1913 Edition


Wagering

Wa′ger-ing

,
Adj.
Hazarding; pertaining to the act of one who wagers.
Wagering policy
.
(Com.)
See
Wager policy
, under
Policy
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Wagering

WAGERING

,
ppr.
Laying; betting.
Wagering policy, in commerce, a policy of insurance, insuring a sum of money when no property is at hazard; as a policy to insure money on a ship when no property is on board; that is, insurance, interest or no interest; or a wagering policy may be a policy to insure property that is already insured. Such policies in England, are by Statute 19 Geo. 3. made null and void.

Definition 2021


wagering

wagering

English

Verb

wagering

  1. present participle of wager
    He has been wagering half his wages weekly. (progressive)
    Certain wagering individuals would profit from the outcome. (adjectival)
    Carelessly wagering his allowance led him to ruin. (gerund)

Noun

wagering (plural wagerings)

  1. An amount wagered.
    His repeated wagerings of his allowances led him to ruin.