Thesaurus > Related Words: stake

  Words related to stake

Related / Similar Words: post, interest, stakes, bet, wager, bet on, back, gage, game, punt, impale, venture, hazard, adventure, jeopardize

 

Definition:
  • instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning;
  • a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake";
  • (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company''s future";
  • the money risked on a gamble;
  • place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I''m betting on the new horse";
  • kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; "the enemies were impaled and left to die";
  • mark with a stake; "stake out the path";
  • tie or fasten to a stake; "stake your goat";
  • put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this";

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    Hyponyms: starting post, winning post, grubstake, controlling interest, insurable interest, vested interest, security interest, terminable interest, undivided interest, undivided right, fee, equity, reversion, right, pot, jackpot, kitty, ante, pool, parlay, double up

     

    Entailments: pierce

     

    Part Meronyms: pool

     

    Derivational Morphology: impale, post, bet, wager, play, bet on, back, gage, game, punt, venture, hazard, adventure, jeopardize, bettor, better, wagerer, punter, gambling, gaming, stakes, impalement, jeopardy, peril, risk, escapade, risky venture, dangerous undertaking, adventurer, venturer, speculation

     

    Anagrams: skate, steak, Keats, Skeat

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: hu   Catalan: pal  
    Chinese: 鐵砧   Croatian: kolac  
    Dutch: staak   French: pieu  
    German: Pfahl   Greek: πάσσαλος  
    Hungarian: karó   Italian: palo  
    Japanese:   Korean: 말뚝  
    Malay: galah   Polish: pal  
    Portuguese: estaca   Romanian: par  
    Russian: кол   Spanish: estaca  
    Swedish: stör   Turkish: kazık  
     
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