HyperDic: stakes

English > 1 sense of the word stakes:
NOUNpossessionstakes, stake, bet, wagerthe money risked on a gamble
stakes > pronunciation
RhymesAix ... sweepstakes: 5 rhymes with eyks...
English > stakes: 1 sense > noun 1, possession
MeaningThe money risked on a gamble.
Synonymsstake, 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

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