grubstake


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Synonyms for grubstake

money or property used to produce more wealth

to supply capital to or for

Words related to grubstake

funds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits

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supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits

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had sufficiently recovered from this setback to be able to consider an investment in a railroad company as a means of securing his California grubstake.
The trick was to get him into that condition without spending all of our grubstake.
We had raised a grubstake from two businessmen we eventually got a deal (from) and it was diamond drill hole number 76 that was the discovery hole that resulted in the multi-billion dollar ore bodies," Larche said.
As for social cooperation, I figured to get married right smart as soon as I could earn a grubstake, go to college, and become a tycoon.
Por lo tanto, los socios prefirieron hacer sus ganancias con la venta de provisiones a los gambusinos y, en caso de considerar que estos tuvieran posibilidades de exito en sus esfuerzos, de otorgarles un pequeno grubstake (emprestito).
Of course, not everyone among the original investors has found that their grubstake was the fast track to the sunlit uplands.
Dallas and Thomas Edwin Sanders (a mining man born in California in 1875) (21) agreed to grubstake Couch $25 each, and they sent him into the Diablo Range to prospect near the already successful Idria mine.
Did I mention grubstake, hacksaw, coleslaw, typewrite,
With a yen for long shots and a grubstake of $45,000, Mr.
The capitalist initially has a total capital stock of [pounds sterling] 20,000, of which [pounds sterling] 7,000 is fixed capital (buildings, equipment, and the like), and [pounds sterling] 13,000 is circulating capital (stores of food and necessaries used to provision, or grubstake, labor over the period of production and thus the wherewithal to employ, or demand, workers).
Horses were more independent-minded than a dog, preferring the open range as a grubstake to any barn and wintering there for six months as uncosseted as the elk or mule deer.
When the Wetherills discovered that miners were extracting pots from the canyon in competition with their own excavations, the family offered to grubstake them.
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He had but 50 cents left in his pocket, though, and to begin prospecting for gold, he needed a grubstake.
If candidates and their campaigns were funded with public money, concerns with corruption would diminish and the playing field among candidates would be leveled somewhat because each candidate would receive the same amount in campaign funds, or at least candidates would receive enough of a grubstake to run an effective campaign, even if they faced a high-spending, privately-financed opponent.