Definition of Sweepstake:

  1. A form of gambling, especially on horse races, in which all the stakes are divided among the winners.

  2. Promotional scheme in which prizes are given to winners selected only by chance (at random) from the entries received. Sweepstakes do not require a purchase (consideration) otherwise they would become a lottery (which requires a license to operate). See also contest.

Synonyms of Sweepstake

Raffle, Draw, Prize draw, Sweepstake, Sweep, Bingo, Lotto, Tombola, Drawing of lots, Pools

How to use Sweepstake in a sentence?

  1. A sweepstake ticket.

Meaning of Sweepstake & Sweepstake Definition