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lay odds

SEE DEFINITION OF lay odds

Synonyms for lay odds

  • pony up
  • speculate
  • wager
  • ante
  • chance
  • dice
  • game
  • hazard
  • pledge
  • put
  • risk
  • set
  • trust
  • venture
  • buy in on
  • lay down
  • play against
  • play for
  • play the ponies
  • put money on
  • tempt fortune
  • toss up
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Antonyms for lay odds

  • displace
  • remove
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LAY ODDS

I know you'll choose a good girl—and a pretty one too, I'll lay odds!

"I'll lay odds that you put up a good fight," the Lieutenant said, pleasantly.

It is all right, you may lay odds, you are in for a really good thing!

The rest of 'em took to their heels, you may lay odds on that.

Now listen: I'm prepared to lay odds that The Babe is not an opium fiend at all, and has never been near this den.

If I could get Strinnit to lay odds on himself against the Major the money would be safe in my pocket.

The tables were deserted, and the dealers and gamekeepers came forth to see the outcome of the wager and to lay odds.

But I am open to lay odds with any gentleman of sporting tastes that this time the creature's traveling days are done.

And I'll lay odds we can feel the heat o' the sun in the east and west enough to make a fair guess at the course.

If Wheeler's cavalry is in this vicinity you can lay odds on it that all the inhabitants of this wild territory know it.

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