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stake /steɪk/ noun

میخ چوبی ، دستک ، تیرک ، ستون چوبی یا سنگی تزئینی ، میخ چوبی ، گرو ، شرط بندی مسابقه با پول روی میزدر قمار ، بچوب یا بمیخ بستن ، قائم کردن ، محکم کردن ، شرط بندی کردن ، شهرت خود رابخطر انداختن ، پول در قمار گذاشتن ، معماری: میله چوبی ، علوم نظامی: میخ چوبی
pole, pale, paling, palisade, picket, post, stick
- bet, ante, pledge, wager
- interest, concern, investment, involvement, share
- bet, chance, gamble, hazard, risk, venture, wager
Related Words: stake down

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. stake1 W3 /steɪk/ noun
[Language: Old English; Origin: staca 'sharp post']

1. at stake if something that you value very much is at stake, you will lose it if a plan or action is not successful:
They have to win the contract – thousands of jobs are at stake.
National pride is at stake in next week’s game against England.

2. COMPANY/BUSINESS [countable] if you have a stake in a business, you have invested money in it
hold/have a stake in something
He holds a 51% stake in the firm.

3. have a stake in something if you have a stake in something, you will get advantages if it is successful, and you feel that you have an important connection with it:
Young people don’t feel they have a stake in the country’s future.

4. MONEY RISKED [countable] money that you risk as the result of a horse race, card game etc:
For a dollar stake, you can win up to $1,000,000.

5. high stakes
a) if the stakes are high when you are trying to do something, you risk losing a lot or it will be dangerous if you fail:
Climbing is a dangerous sport and the stakes are high.
b) if the stakes are high when you are doing something such as playing a card game, you risk losing a lot of money:
We’re playing for high stakes here.

6. POINTED STICK [countable] a pointed piece of wood, metal etc, especially one that is pushed into the ground to support something or mark a particular place:
tent stakes
Drive two stakes into the ground about three feet apart.

7. the stake a post to which a person was tied in former times before being killed by burning:
Suspected witches were burnt at the stake.

8. in the popularity/fashion etc stakes used when saying how popular, fashionable etc someone or something is:
Ben wouldn’t score very highly in the popularity stakes.

9. (be prepared to) go to the stake for/over something British English to be willing to do anything to protect or defend an idea or belief:
That’s my opinion, but I wouldn’t go to the stake for it.

10. pull up stakes (also up stakes British English) informal to leave your job or home:
We’re going to pull up stakes and move to Montana.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. stake2 verb [transitive]

1. to risk losing something that is valuable or important to you on the result of something
stake something on somebody/something
Kevin is staking his reputation on the success of the project.
Jim staked his whole fortune on one card game.

2. I’d stake my life on it spoken used when saying that you are completely sure that something is true, or that something will happen:
I’m sure that’s Jesse – I’d stake my life on it.

3. (also stake up) to support something with stakes:
Young trees have to be staked.

4. (also stake off) to mark or enclose an area of ground with stakes:
A corner of the field has been staked off.

5. stake (out) a claim to say publicly that you think you have a right to have or own something
stake (out) a claim to
Both countries staked a claim to the islands.
stake something ↔ out phrasal verb informal

1. to watch a place secretly and continuously ⇒ stakeout:
Police officers have been staking out the warehouse for weeks.

2. to mark or control a particular area so that you can have it or use it:
We went to the show early to stake out a good spot.

3. to state your opinions about something in a way that shows how your ideas are clearly separate from other people’s ideas:
Johnson staked out the differences between himself and the other candidates.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. (also
) amount that could be won/lost

ADJ. big, high | low, small | political
VERB + STAKE play for They always play for high stakes.
raise | lower
PREP. at ~ The minister will face the enquiry with his reputation at stake.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. share of a company, etc.
ADJ. controlling, large, majority, significant, substantial | minority, small | direct | financial, equity
VERB + STAKE have | acquire, buy, take | sell | build up, increase, lift, raise | cut, reduce
PREP. ~ in She acquired a four per cent direct stake in the business.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: at stake , pull up stakes

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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