sake

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Synonyms for sake

in someone's interests

Synonyms

  • in someone's interests
  • to someone's advantage
  • on someone's account
  • for the benefit of
  • for the good of
  • for the welfare of
  • out of respect for
  • out of consideration for
  • out of regard for

Synonyms for sake

a reason for wanting something done

Synonyms

Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice

the purpose of achieving or obtaining

References in classic literature ?
So I say to you, go ahead and preach and earn your pay, but for goodness' sake leave the working class alone.
But for goodness' sake, you who are mixed up with that lot, keep your eyes and ears open too in case--in case of
Snagsby in a piteous manner, "don't for goodness' sake speak to me with that bitter expression and look at me in that searching way
Then why, for goodness' sake, did they do nothing but criticize her when she was alive?
But we shall have horrors enough before the night is over; for goodness' sake let us have a quiet pipe and turn our minds for a few hours to something more cheerful.
Again I repeat, play the game, play it to the last finish, but for goodness' sake don't squeal when you get hurt.