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  • EN [ steɪk]
  • US [ steɪk]

English definition


  • 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


  • 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"
  • 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"

Example sentences

  • Man came further futher west to stake their claim on the great American wilderness.

  • The brothers set about eliminating Bouygues SA's stake from Maison Bouygues.

  • A wooden stake was driven firmly into the ground.

  • Joan of Arc was burnt ( alive ) at the stake.

  • In return, the government will get a stake in the company.

  • Take care how you answer; for your life and salvation are at stake on it.

  • I would stake my life on it.

  • They planted a stake in the ground.

  • Witches used to be burned at the stake.

  • He set the stake in the ground.

  • Heretics were burned at the stake.

  • The Chinese nation has reached a point where its very existence is at stake.

  • The life of the sick man is at stake.

  • He was burned at the stake for heresy.

  • Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake .

  • Dig a largish hole and bang the stake in first.

  • Jane is determined to stake her claim as an actress.

  • New opportunities are opening up for investors who want a more direct stake in overseas companies.

  • The tension was naturally high for a game with so much at stake.

  • The time has come for Hindus to stake out their claim to their own homeland.

  • Competition has been fierce to win a stake in Skoda.

  • Detectives now believe the Mafia also had a stake in the plot and killed him when it went wrong.

  • People don't just knock one another off like this unless there's big money at stake.

  • His stake has been held in escrow since the start of the year.

  • He was eager to return to a more entrepreneurial role in which he had a big financial stake in his own efforts.

  • At stake are more than 20,000 jobs in Britain's aerospace sector.

  • At stake is the success or failure of world trade talks.

  • The aim was to divide up the business, give everyone an equal stake in its future.

  • General Motors acquired a 50% stake in Saab for about $400m.

  • Those who want to take child abuse seriously today must stake out a humane child protection practice.

Phrase collocation

  • go to the stake for

    used to emphasize that one would do anything to defend a particular belief, opinion, or person

  • pull up stakes

    (N. Amer.)move or go to live elsewhere

  • stake a claim

    assert one's right to something

  • stake someone/thing out

    (informal)continuously watch a place or person in secret

    • they'd staked out Culley's flat for half a day.

  • stake out

    To assign (a police officer, for example) to an area to conduct surveillance.

    To keep under surveillance.

  • at stake

    At risk; in question.


  • put somebody on the stake

    • The hooligan puts peddlers on the stake monthly.


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