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stake

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a legal right to participation in the advantages, profits, and responsibility of something
  • if I invest in your business, I expect a stake in it in return

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2 the money or thing risked on the outcome of an uncertain event
  • lost his entire stake with a single roll of the dice

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stake

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of stake (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to provide money for
  • the actor staked the entire production of the film with his own money

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2 to risk (something) on the outcome of an uncertain event
  • I'd stake a year's salary that she'll win the general election

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The first known use of stake was before the 12th century

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“Stake.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stake. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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