Synonyms of 'punt'
betDictionary, back, stakeHe punted the lot on Little Nell in the third race.
betDictionary, stake, gambleI like to take the odd punt on the stock exchange.
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If you gamble an amount of money, you bet it in a game such as cards or on the result of a race or competition. People who gamble usually do it frequently.
John gambled heavily on the horses.
My father-in-law likes a drink and the odd gamble.
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Thesaurus for punt from the Collins English Thesaurus
A punt is a long boat with a flat bottom. You move the boat along by standing at one end and pushing a long pole against the bottom of the river.