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Detailed Synonyms for stake in English

stake:

stake [the ~] noun

  1. the stake
    the pole
    – a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic 1
    the stake
    the post
    – a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track) 1
    • post [the ~] noun
      • a pair of posts marked the goal1
  2. the stake
    the funeral pyre; the stake
  3. the stake
    – a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground 1
    the stake
    – a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground 1
  4. the stake
    – instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning 1
    the stake
    – instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning 1
  5. the stake
    – a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track) 1
    the stake; the post
    – a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track) 1
    • stake [the ~] noun
      • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake1
    • post [the ~] noun
      • a pair of posts marked the goal1
  6. the stake
    – (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something 1
    the interest; the stake
    – (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something 1
    • interest [the ~] noun
      • they have interests all over the world1
    • stake [the ~] noun
      • a stake in the company's future1
  7. the stake
    – the money risked on a gamble 1
    the stake; the bet; the wager; the stakes
    – the money risked on a gamble 1

to stake verb (stakes, staked, staking)

  1. to stake
    to stake
    • stake verb (stakes, staked, staking)
  2. to stake
    – place a bet on 1
    to stake; to back; game; to punt; to bet on; gage
    – place a bet on 1
    • stake verb (stakes, staked, staking)
    • back verb (backs, backed, backing)
      • Which horse are you backing?1
    • game verb
    • punt verb (punts, punted, punting)
    • bet on verb (bets on, betting on)
    • gage verb
  3. to stake
    – kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole 1
    to stake; impale
    – kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole 1
    • stake verb (stakes, staked, staking)
    • impale verb
      • the enemies were impaled and left to die1
  4. to stake
    – mark with a stake 1
    to stake; to post
    – mark with a stake 1
    • stake verb (stakes, staked, staking)
      • stake out the path1
    • post verb (posts, posted, posting)
  5. to stake
    – tie or fasten to a stake 1
    to stake
    – tie or fasten to a stake 1
    • stake verb (stakes, staked, staking)
      • stake your goat1
  6. to stake
    – put at risk 1
    to venture; to stake; adventure; to hazard; jeopardize; jeopardise
    – put at risk 1

Conjugations for stake:

present
  1. stake
  2. stake
  3. stakes
  4. stake
  5. stake
  6. stake
simple past
  1. staked
  2. staked
  3. staked
  4. staked
  5. staked
  6. staked
present perfect
  1. have staked
  2. have staked
  3. has staked
  4. have staked
  5. have staked
  6. have staked
past continuous
  1. was staking
  2. were staking
  3. was staking
  4. were staking
  5. were staking
  6. were staking
future
  1. shall stake
  2. will stake
  3. will stake
  4. shall stake
  5. will stake
  6. will stake
continuous present
  1. am staking
  2. are staking
  3. is staking
  4. are staking
  5. are staking
  6. are staking
subjunctive
  1. be staked
  2. be staked
  3. be staked
  4. be staked
  5. be staked
  6. be staked
diverse
  1. stake!
  2. let's stake!
  3. staked
  4. staking
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

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Related Definitions for "stake":

  1. a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground1
  2. instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning1
  3. a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)1
    • the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake1
  4. (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something1
    • a stake in the company's future1
  5. the money risked on a gamble1
  6. place a bet on1
  7. kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole1
  8. mark with a stake1
    • stake out the path1
  9. tie or fasten to a stake1
    • stake your goat1
  10. put at risk1
    • I will stake my good reputation for this1

Related Synonyms for stake



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