A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary

'stake'

Overview of noun stake
1. interest, stake -- ((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")

2. post, stake -- (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")

3. stake -- (instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning)

4. stake, stakes, bet, wager -- (the money risked on a gamble)

5. stake -- (a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground)


Overview of verb stake
1. venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize -- (put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this")

2. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt -- (place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse")

3. stake, post -- (mark with a stake; "stake out the path")

4. stake -- (tie or fasten to a stake; "stake your goat")

5. impale, stake -- (kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; "the enemies were impaled and left to die")



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