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Element of danger
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A sum of money given as a prize in a sporting contest, especially a boxing match
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Financial resources
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A situation in which individuals or groups compete to be first to achieve a particular objective
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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 barrier, railing, or other upright structure, typically of wood or wire, enclosing an area of ground to prevent or control access or escape
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A share or interest in a business, situation, or system
“Those who do have a stake in the current system - the teachers' union, for example - point to the schools' bad condition as a reason for the government to appropriate more money.”
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Plural for a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end, driven into the ground to support a plant, form part of a fence, mark a boundary, etc
“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 sum of money or something else of value gambled on the outcome of a risky game or venture
“The stakes were high, but that's how I like them.”
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Plural for prize money, especially in horse racing
“They are racing for record stakes this year.”
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Plural for a price or cost, as in up the ante
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Plural for a gift
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Plural for a sum payable as a first instalment on the purchase of something or as a pledge for a contract, the balance being payable later
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Plural for a thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or another rigid material
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Plural for a part or portion of something which is allotted to someone
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Plural for the act or process of subsidizing
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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 undertaking, typically one that involves risk
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Plural for a sum of money saved for the future
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Plural for a means of raising money by selling numbered tickets, one or some of which are subsequently drawn at random, the holder or holders of such tickets winning a prize
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Plural for a section or stage of a journey or process
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Plural for wood prepared for use in building and carpentry
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Plural for a short, heavy arrow shot from a crossbow
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Plural for financial retribution, payment of claim
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Plural for a matter of interest or importance
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To furnish with, or cause to be present
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To gamble (money or something else of value) on the outcome of a game or race
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“Still I'm thankful that I can pick and choose gigs, just playing for enjoyment and spare cash rather than having to stake my living on it.”
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To support (a plant) with a stake or stakes
“And stake young trees, especially bare-root trees and evergreens, to fortify them against strong winds.”
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Puts on record
“British governments staked their claim to disputed areas by formalizing imperial control.”
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To champion or foster a cause
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Provide with money for a particular purpose
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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 endow with a quality, ability, or asset
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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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Have the courage to do something
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To give or award something to someone
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To promise or make certain
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