Stake Meaning and Definition


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Stake meaning

Word: Stake

How to pronounce: steɪk

Noun

Definitions:

1. A strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end, driven into the ground to support a tree, form part of a fence, act as a boundary mark, etc.

Example sentences: "A row of more than 15 bricks, pieces of concrete, metal poles, wooden stakes and a traffic cone were balanced on the track in a blatant act of sabotage."

2. A metalworker's small anvil, typically with a projection for fitting into a socket on a bench.

Example sentences: "It is also to be observed that of the two hammer-like instruments found together in the Harty hoard one is much larger than the other, and may have formed the head of a stake or anvil, while the other served as a hammer."

3. A territorial division of the Mormon Church under the jurisdiction of a president.

Example sentences: "Congregations are organized into stakes and districts, which belong to a temple district."

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Support (a plant) with a stake or stakes.

Example sentences: "The gladioli were staked in gaudy ranks"

Noun

Definitions:

1. A sum of money or something else of value gambled on the outcome of a risky game or venture.

Example sentences: "Playing dice for high stakes"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Gamble (money or something else of value) on the outcome of a game or race.

Example sentences: "One gambler staked everything he'd got and lost"

2. Give financial or other support to.


Synonyms:

share

stakes

interest

peg

post

wager

bet

put

impale

lay

gamble

play

hazard


Antonyms:

divide


Derivations:

staked

staking


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Stake in Other Languages...

Spanish: Participación

German: Anteil

French: Enjeu

Italian: Palo

Turkish: Tehlike


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