HyperDic: stake

English > 10 senses of the word stake:
NOUNpossessionstake, interest(law) a right or legal share of something
communicationstake, posta pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
artifactstakeinstrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning
possessionstake, stakes, bet, wagerthe money risked on a gamble
artifactstakea strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground
VERBsocialstake, venture, hazard, adventure, jeopardizeput at risk
competitionstake, bet on, back, gage, game, puntplace a bet on
contactstake, postmark with a stake
contactstaketie or fasten to a stake
contactstake, impalekill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
stake > pronunciation
Soundsstey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > stake: 10 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaning(law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something.
Example "a stake in the company's future"
Synonyminterest
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowercontrolling interestownership of more than 50% of a corporation's voting shares
equityThe ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation
feeAn interest in land capable of being inherited
grubstakefunds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits / profits
insurable interestAn interest in a person or thing that will support the issuance of an insurance policy
reversion(law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)
right(frequently plural) the interest possessed by law or custom in some intangible thing
security interestAny interest in a property that secures the payment of an obligation
terminable interestAn interest in property that terminates under specific conditions
undivided interest, undivided rightThe interest in property owned by tenants / tenants / tenants whereby each tenant / tenant / tenant has an equal right to enjoy / enjoy / enjoy / enjoy / enjoy the entire property
vested interest(law) an interest in which there is a fixed right to present or future enjoyment and that can be conveyed to another
Broadershare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Spanishinterés, participación
Catalaninterès, participació
English > stake: 10 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track).
Example "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
Synonympost
Narrowerstarting postA post marking the starting point of a race (especially a horse race)
winning postThe post at the end of a racecourse
Broadervisual signalA signal that involves visual communication
Spanishestaca, jalón, palo, poste, puesta
Catalanestaca, pal
Verbsstakemark with a stake
staketie or fasten to a stake
English > stake: 10 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaninginstrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning.
Broaderinstrument of executionAn instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person
Spanishposte de hoguera
Verbsstakekill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
English > stake: 10 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningThe money risked on a gamble.
Synonymsstakes, bet, wager
Part ofpoolAny communal combination of funds
Narrowerante(poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot
pool, kittyThe combined stakes of the betters
pot, jackpot, kittyThe cumulative amount involved in a game / game (such as poker)
Broadergamblemoney that is risked for possible monetary gain
Spanishapuesta, postura
Catalanaposta, juguesca
Verbsstakeplace a bet on
stakeput at risk
English > stake: 10 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground.
BroaderpostAn upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position
Spanishestaca
English > stake: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningput at risk.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I will stake my good reputation for this"
Synonymsventure, hazard, adventure, jeopardize
Broaderrisk, put on the line, lay on the lineexpose to a chance of loss or damage
Spanishaventurar, poner en peligro
Catalanarriscar, aventurar
Nounsstakethe money risked on a gamble
English > stake: 10 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningplace a bet on.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s on something
ModelThey stake the money
Synonymsbet on, back, gage, game, punt
Narroweranteplace one's stake
parlay, double upstake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
Broaderbet, wager, playstake on the outcome of an issue
Spanisharriesgar, aventurar, invertir
Catalanjoc
Nounsstakethe money risked on a gamble
English > stake: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmark with a stake.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"stake out the path"
Synonympost
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Spanishestacar
Nounsstakea pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
English > stake: 10 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningTie or fasten to a stake.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"stake your goat"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Nounsstakea pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)
English > stake: 10 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningkill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelThey want to stake the prisoners
Synonymimpale
Entailspiercemake a hole into
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishempalar, estacar, impalar
Catalanempalar
Nounsstakeinstrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning

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