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Synonyms for stake

Synonyms for (noun) stake

Synonyms: stake Definition: a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground

Similar words: post Definition: an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position Usage: he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them

Synonyms: stake Definition: instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning

Similar words: instrument of execution Definition: an instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person

Synonyms: stake, post Definition: a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track) Usage: a pair of posts marked the goal; the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake

Similar words: visual signal Definition: a signal that involves visual communication

Synonyms: stake, interest Definition: (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something Usage: they have interests all over the world; a stake in the company's future

Similar words: share, percentage, part, portion Definition: assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group Usage: he wanted his share in cash

Synonyms: stake, stakes, bet, wager Definition: the money risked on a gamble

Similar words: gamble Definition: money that is risked for possible monetary gain

Synonyms for (verb) stake

Synonyms: punt, stake, gage, game, back, bet on Definition: place a bet on Usage: Which horse are you backing?; I'm betting on the new horse

Similar words: play, bet, wager Definition: stake on the outcome of an issue Usage: I bet $100 on that new horse; She played all her money on the dark horse

Synonyms: impale, stake Definition: kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole Usage: the enemies were impaled and left to die

Similar words: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Synonyms: stake, post Definition: mark with a stake Usage: stake out the path

Similar words: mark Definition: make or leave a mark on Usage: the scouts marked the trail; ash marked the believers' foreheads

Synonyms: stake Definition: tie or fasten to a stake Usage: stake your goat

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure Definition: cause to be firmly attached Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man

Synonyms: jeopardize, adventure, stake, hazard, venture Definition: put at risk Usage: I will stake my good reputation for this

Similar words: risk, put on the line, lay on the line Definition: expose to a chance of loss or damage Usage: We risked losing a lot of money in this venture; Why risk your life?; She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong