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Synonyms for stake

at stake

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stake a claim or stake your claim as something

Synonyms

  • make your mark as
  • make it as
  • be successful as
  • get ahead as
  • achieve recognition as
  • distinguish yourself as

Synonyms for stake

something risked on an uncertain outcome

a right or legal share in something

money or property used to produce more wealth

to put up as a stake in a game or speculation

to supply capital to or for

Synonyms for stake

a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track)

instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning

the money risked on a gamble

a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground

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mark with a stake

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tie or fasten to a stake

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kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole

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References in classic literature ?
Take this stake in your left hand, ready to place to the point over the heart, and the hammer in your right.
I would propose to you to stake Planchet, but as that has already been done, the Englishman would not, perhaps, be willing.
Then there would arise a dispute, and frequently an uproar; and it would be a case of "I beg of you to prove, and to produce witnesses to the fact, that the stake is yours.
You put on five francs, you know, and you get seven times your stake.
The tribe, under the influence of an indescribable terror, disappeared little by little in the huts, and there was complete solitude around the stake.
The figure at the stake was very still, yet the black warriors were but pricking it.
He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake of twenty rubles.
The girl saw the stake in the village street and the piles of fagots about it and in terror she suddenly realized the portent of these grisly preparations.
Now he was to be the central figure, bound to the stake.
You will go tomorrow to the keeper of the Towers and enlist in that game for which the girl is to be the stake, telling the keeper that you are from Manataj, the farthest city of Manator.
No stake that you can offer," Trent answered shortly.
Vasili Andreevich did as he had said, and having gone about half a verst came to a tall oak stake which had a few dry leaves still dangling on it, and there he turned to the left.
I stake myself, and when I make a killing it's sure all mine.
The game," the Bird replied, "is fair as you say; the chances are about even; but consider the stake.
For a stake of one sovereign he undertook to run all the way to Coventry and back, a distance of something more than forty miles.