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Definition of "stake":

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


noun: instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning


noun: a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)

"the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"


noun: (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something

"a stake in the company's future"


noun: the money risked on a gamble


verb: place a bet on


verb: kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole


verb: mark with a stake

"stake out the path"


verb: tie or fasten to a stake

"stake your goat"


verb: put at risk

"I will stake my good reputation for this"



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