Found 3 items, similar to Stake.
English → Indonesian
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English → English
n 1: (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial
involvement with something; “they have interests all
over the world”
; “a stake in the company's future”
2: a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or
end of a race track); “a pair of posts marked the goal”
“the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake”
3: instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a
victim is tied to for burning
4: the money risked on a gamble [syn: stakes
v 1: put at risk; “I will stake my good reputation for this”
2: place a bet on; “Which horse are you backing?”
; “I'm betting
on the new horse”
[syn: bet on
3: mark with a stake; “stake out the path”
4: tie or fasten to a stake; “stake your goat”
5: kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; “the enemies
were impaled and left to die”
English → English
(st[=a]k), n. [AS. staca, from the root of E.
stick; akin to OFries. & LG. stake, D. staak, Sw. stake, Dan.
stage. See Stick
, v. t., and cf. Estacade
1. A piece of wood, usually long and slender, pointed at one
end so as to be easily driven into the ground as a support
or stay; as, a stake to support vines, fences, hedges,
A sharpened stake strong Dryas found. --Dryden.
2. A stick inserted upright in a loop, eye, or mortise, at
the side or end of a cart, a flat car, or the like, to
prevent goods from falling off.
3. The piece of timber to which a martyr was affixed to be
burned; hence, martyrdom by fire.
4. A small anvil usually furnished with a tang to enter a
hole in a bench top, -- used by tinsmiths, blacksmiths,
etc., for light work, punching upon, etc.
5. That which is laid down as a wager; that which is staked
or hazarded; a pledge.
6. (Mormon Ch.) A territorial division; -- called also stake of Zion
Every city, or “stake,”
including a chief town and
surrounding towns, has its president, with two
counselors; and this president has a high council of
chosen men. --Schaff-Herzog
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, in danger; hazarded; pledged. “I see my
reputation is at stake.”
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Staked
(st[=a]kd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Staking
1. To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake
vines or plants.
2. To mark the limits of by stakes; -- with out; as, to stake
out land; to stake out a new road.
3. To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a
future contingency; to wager; to pledge.
I'll stake yon lamb, that near the fountain plays.
4. To pierce or wound with a stake. --Spectator.