: a pointed stick or post that is pushed into the ground especially to mark a place or to support something
the stake : a post that a person was tied to and burned on in the past as a form of punishment
stakes : something (such as money) that you could win or lose in a game, contest, etc.
: to risk the loss of (something, such as money)
: to support (something, such as a plant) with stakes
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