Synonyms of stake in English

: stake1stake2

stake1


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noun

1‘he was replacing broken stakes in a barbed-wire fence’

SYNONYMS
post, pole, stick, spike, upright, support, prop, strut, stave, pale, paling, picket, pile, piling, stanchion, shaft, cane, beanpole, rod, mast
historical palisade

verb

1‘the plants have to be staked’

SYNONYMS
prop up, tie up, tether, support, hold up, bolster up, brace, buttress, reinforce, truss, stay

2‘British governments staked their claim to disputed areas by formalizing imperial control’

SYNONYMS
assert, declare, proclaim, state, make, lay, establish, put on record, put in

Synonyms of stake in English

: stake1stake2

stake2


See definition of stake

noun

1‘if the horse wins, you get five times your stake back’

SYNONYMS
bet, wager, ante, pledge, hazard

2‘they are racing for record stakes this year’

SYNONYMS
prize money, purse, pot, winnings

3‘he had just knocked another competitor out of the promotion stakes’

SYNONYMS
competition, contest, battle, challenge, rivalry, race, running, struggle, scramble

4‘he retains a 40% stake in the business’

SYNONYMS
share, interest, financial interest, investment, involvement, concern

verb

1‘one gambler staked everything he'd got and lost’

SYNONYMS
bet, wager, place a bet of, lay, put on, gamble, pledge, chance, venture, risk, hazard

Phrases

    stake something out

    1‘the slaves were made to stake out canefields in the rainforest’


    SYNONYMS

    mark off, mark out, demarcate, mark the boundaries of, mark the limits of, outline, measure out, define, delimit, fence off, section off, close off, shut off, cordon off, bound, circumscribe

    2‘they'd staked out Culley's flat for half a day’


    SYNONYMS
    informal

    observe, watch, keep an eye on, keep under observation, keep watch on, keep under surveillance, survey, monitor, keep under scrutiny, watch like a hawk, keep a weather eye on, spy on, check out

    informal

    keep tabs on, keep a tab on, case, keep a beady eye on

    rare

    surveil