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Noun
The risk(s) associated with an action or venture
“Menasha's approach provides a good case study in how to communicate when trust is low, the stakes are high, and everyone has to change.”
Noun
A prize or reward that can be won or attained
“Big stakes are up for grabs at Diamonds Day, and the horses are at the peak of their form.”
Noun
A situation involving competition in a specified area
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“Hats dominate the fashion stakes with racegoers.”
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A common fund into which all contributors pay and from which financial backing is provided
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A person's financial resources
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A barrier, railing, or other upright structure enclosing an area
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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for a risky attempt or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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Plural for a stick or a staff
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Plural for a gift
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Plural for a thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or other rigid material
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Plural for a sum payable as a first installment or pledge on a purchase or contract
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Plural for a part or portion of something which is allotted to someone
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Plural for a territorial subdivision of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints consisting of several wards and, possibly, branches
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Plural for a structure that complements or supplements something else
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Plural for a means of raising money by selling numbered tickets drawn at random for a prize
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Plural for a section or stage of a journey or process
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Plural for a short, heavy arrow shot from a crossbow
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Plural for one's input or involvement on a given matter
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Plural for a matter of interest or importance
Verb
To furnish with, or cause to be present
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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 take a risk, with the potential of a loss or positive outcome
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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 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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