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parlay

par´lay
v. t.1.To wager the winnings plus the initial stake of one bet on a subsequent wager, or to engage in a series of such increased wagers.
2.To exploit success in one endeavor so as to achieve greater success in subsequent endeavors.
3.Fig., to transform a gain into something of greater value.
n.1.The act of betting the winnings from a prior bet, plus the original stake, on a subsequent bet; the second or later such bet in a series; also, a series of such bets, with the stakes for later bets coming from the winnings of earlier bets.
Verb1.parlay - stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
Synonyms: double up
add to, aggrandize, amplify, ante, ante up, augment, back, bet, bet on, book, boost, broaden, build, build up, call, chunk, cover, enlarge, exalt, expand, extend, fade, fatten, fill out, gamble, handbook, hazard, hike, hike up, increase, inflate, jack up, jump up, lay, lay a wager, lay down, lengthen, make a bet, maximize, meet a bet, pass, play, play against, plunge, punt, put up, pyramid, raise, see, shot, stake, stand pat, thicken, up, wager
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