Definition: To pledge; to hazard on the event of a contest; to stake;
to bet, to lay; to wager; as, to wage a dollar.
Definition: To expose one's self to, as a risk; to incur, as a danger;
to venture; to hazard.
Definition: To engage in, as a contest, as if by previous gage or
pledge; to carry on, as a war.
Definition: To adventure, or lay out, for hire or reward; to hire out.
Definition: To put upon wages; to hire; to employ; to pay wages to.
Definition: To give security for the performance of.
Definition: To bind one's self; to engage.
Definition: That which is staked or ventured; that for which one
incurs risk or danger; prize; gage.
Definition: That for which one labors; meed; reward; stipulated
payment for service performed; hire; pay; compensation; -- at present
generally used in the plural. See Wages.