(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?
The ownership structure is stable. I haven't heard they want to increase their stake.
We were ready to go and hit the ground running to make sure that everyone understood what was at stake with this particular seat being the deciding seat for us, for so many things that people care about from Roe v. Wade to environmental issues to campaign finance across the board.
No, I'm the human here. I'm the life at stake. I'm the one with fingernails, who feels pain. Me".
Let us not hide such events anymore because of the fear of making mistakes, too often we want to keep silent until the storm has passed ! This storm will not pass by. Our credibility is at stake.
In the case of Samsung Electronics, whose affiliates control about a 20 percent stake, and only 15 percent stakes have voting rights, the stock split is meaningful.
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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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