Synonyms for stake
Antonyms for stake
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STAKE
Of course you'll do it, and you could do it better if you had three or four times the stake you got.
We'll land that stake; an' p'raps the sharp division'll take a tumble.
By golly, we'll stake her to a hay knife and tell her to go after him!
Eulalia, when at the stake, breathes the flame that she may die the more quickly.
Why, that must mean the stake yonder; that must be the mark.
"That's so, you didn't fasten the chain to a stake or a tree," said Owen.
I looked down—at a broken wicket and a withered apple by the stake.
"Well, I'll stake you to a good long look," he added sweetly.
When I saw his pistol flash in front of me, I felt in a moment that my life was at stake.
But, I believe he would have gone to the stake upon the question.
"pointed stick or post," Old English staca, from Proto-Germanic *stakon (cf. Old Norse stiaki, Dutch staak, German stake), from PIE root *steg- "pole, stick." The Germanic word has been borrowed in Spanish (estaca), Old French (estaque), and Italian stacca) and was borrowed back as attach. Meaning "post upon which persons were bound for death by burning" is recorded from c.1200. Stake-body as a type of truck is attested from 1907. In pull up stakes, "The allusion is to pulling up the stakes of a tent" [Bartlett].