(law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something
"they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future"
a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
"a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning
stake, stakes, bet, wager(noun)
the money risked on a gamble
a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground
venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize(verb)
put at risk
"I will stake my good reputation for this"
pretend, impale, guess, run a risk, chance, gamble, back, take chances, gage, endanger, threaten, peril, menace, imperil, embark, venture, hazard, jeopardise, jeopardize, adventure, punt, take a chance, post, risk, bet on, game
bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt(verb)
place a bet on
"Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
mark with a stake
"stake out the path"
tie or fasten to a stake
"stake your goat"
kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
"the enemies were impaled and left to die"
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How to use stake in a sentence?
A greater principle is at stake than the fate of any particular president.
If Marfrig was going to maintain a majority (stake) in Moy Park, it wouldn't have been able to raise enough to lower leverage (substantially).
We are big rivals, we played so many times against each other, there's a lot of tension. There's a lot at stake. I'm expecting a great fight in two days.
For us, our identity at stake and its safeguarding is our priority, let them restore it and we will re-start our businesses.
We are in a process of negotiations with our joint venture partner (FAW), also about the possibility of an increase in our stake. Apart from this, there is nothing else on the table with regard to M&A.
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- pal, estacaCatalan, Valencian
- tyčka, kolík, kůlCzech
- Pflock, Marterpfahl, PfahlGerman
- πάσσαλος, παλούκιGreek
- paliso, paliseto, fostoEsperanto
- estacar, estaca, participación, poner en juegoSpanish
- tolppa, panos, seiväs, paalu, osuusFinnish
- pieu, tuteur, jalon, mise, pal, enjeuFrench
- stobScottish Gaelic
- sponda, in gioco, rogo, partecipazione, palo, paletto, stecca, posta, in palio, interesse, picchetto, pioloItalian
- 棒, 杭Japanese
- tālea, sudis, pālus, stilus, palumLatin
- PoulLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- aksje, stake, interesse, risiko, påleNorwegian
- stawka, pal, kółPolish
- кол, столб, подпорка, укреплять, пай, ставка, подпереть, ставить на карту, колышек, щеколда, доля, процент, ставить на кон, участие, укрепить, подпиратьRussian
- kolac, колацSerbo-Croatian
- påle, störSwedish
- kazık, pay, çıkarTurkish
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