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