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A solid wooden or metal post with a point at one end
“Use a plumb bob and chalk to transfer each mark from the string to the ground, and drive a stake to mark the center of each post position.”
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A share or interest in a business, situation, or system
“I believe that every director should have a significant stake in the company of which he is a director.”
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Money or something else of value gambled on the outcome of a risky game or venture
“Germany has certainly placed a big stake on the success of the submarine campaign.”
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A (typically monetary) prize won in a competition
“America's skipper and Commodore of the NYYC posted a notice challenging any vessel in the Royal Yacht Squadron to a further race for a generous prize stake.”
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The total of one's wealth and possessions
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A risky attempt or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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A stick or a staff
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A gift
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A thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or other rigid material
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A sum payable as a first installment or pledge on a purchase or contract
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A situation involving competition in a specified area
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A part or portion of something which is allotted to someone
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A territorial subdivision of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints consisting of several wards and, possibly, branches
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A structure that complements or supplements something else
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That which has been saved over time, especially money
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A means of raising money by selling numbered tickets drawn at random for a prize
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A section or stage of a journey or process
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A short, heavy arrow shot from a crossbow
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One's input or involvement on a given matter
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A matter of interest or importance
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To gamble on the outcome of a game, race or event
“Would he stake his house on the Government implementing changes recommended by the Assembly?”
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To (financially) invest in a venture
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“The heavy costs of examination and valuation tends to make the capitalist unwilling to stake the venture.”
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To support with a stake or stakes, especially a plant
Stake young trees, especially bare-root trees and evergreens, to fortify them against strong winds.”
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To assert one's right or claim to something
“They went on horseback, by wagon, and on foot, eager to stake their claim to a piece of the promised land.”
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To expose to danger or the risk of loss
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To give as security on a loan
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To be sure of something
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To have on offer, or available, as a resource
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To hand over as payment
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(treat to) To pay the bill for someone else
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To allow to be used by someone temporarily, on condition that it or its equivalent will be returned
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To give or award something to someone
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To promise or make certain of a given outcome
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