Synonyms of stake


1. interest, stake, share, portion, part, percentage

usage: (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future"

2. post, stake, visual signal

usage: a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track); "a pair of posts marked the goal"; "the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"

3. stake, instrument of execution

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

4. stake, stakes, bet, wager, gamble

usage: the money risked on a gamble

5. stake, post

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


1. venture, hazard, adventure, stake, jeopardize, risk, put on the line, lay on the line

usage: put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"

2. bet on, back, gage, stake, game, punt, bet, wager, play

usage: place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"

3. stake, post, mark

usage: mark with a stake; "stake out the path"

4. stake, fasten, fix, secure

usage: tie or fasten to a stake; "stake your goat"

5. impale, stake, kill

usage: kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; "the enemies were impaled and left to die"

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Definition and meaning of stake (Dictionary)