STAKE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for STAKE?

Need another word that means the same as “stake”? Find 46 synonyms and 30 related words for “stake” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Stake” are: bet, stakes, wager, post, interest, pole, stick, spike, upright, support, prop, strut, stave, pale, paling, picket, pile, piling, stanchion, shaft, cane, beanpole, rod, mast, adventure, hazard, jeopardize, venture, impale, back, bet on, gage, game, punt, prop up, tie up, tether, hold up, bolster up, brace, buttress, reinforce, truss, stay

Stake as a Noun

Definitions of "Stake" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “stake” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something.
  • The money risked on a gamble.
  • A strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end, driven into the ground to support a plant, form part of a fence, mark a boundary, etc.
  • A right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something.
  • A pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track.
  • A territorial division of a Latter-day Saints (Mormon) Church under the jurisdiction of a president.
  • A metalworker's small anvil, typically with a projection for fitting into a socket on a bench.
  • Instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning.
  • A strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground.
  • A long vertical rod used in basket-making.
  • A wooden post to which a person was tied before being burned alive as a punishment.

Synonyms of "Stake" as a noun (24 Words)

beanpoleA tall, thin person.
betAn act of betting a sum of money.
The bookies are taking bets on his possible successor.
caneA length of cane or a slender stick especially one used as a support for plants a walking stick or an instrument of punishment.
Tie the shoot to a cane if vertical growth is required.
interestThe selfish pursuit of one s own welfare self interest.
They said nothing of great interest.
mastAny sturdy upright pole.
paleA wooden strip forming part of a fence.
palingA post used in a paling.
picketA blockade of a workplace or other venue staged by a picket.
When would this headlong advance run into the enemy pickets.
pile(often followed by `of’) a large number or amount or extent.
He s making piles of money.
pilingA nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy.
Wooden piling supporting a complex of waterfront buildings.
poleA long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting.
They are at opposite poles.
postA goalpost.
A soldier manned the entrance post.
propA propeller that rotates to push against air.
He looked around for a prop to pin the door open.
rodA square rod of land.
Concrete walls reinforced with steel rods.
shaftAn arrow or spear.
The shaft of a feather.
spikeFruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn.
The seismograph showed a sharp spike in response to the temblor.
stakesA strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground.
stanchionAny vertical post or rod used as a support.
staveA vertical wooden post or plank in a building or other structure.
stickIn field hockey the foul play of raising the stick above the shoulder.
He felt hard done by living out in the sticks.
strutBrace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression.
A supporting strut.
supportThe action of supporting something or someone or the state of being supported.
He leaned against the wall for support.
uprightAn upright piano.
The ball sailed between the uprights.
wagerThe money risked on a gamble.
They have made a wager on who will win tonight.

Usage Examples of "Stake" as a noun

  • Bishop Ridley was burned at the stake.
  • A stake in the company's future.
  • The corner of the lot was indicated by a stake.

Stake as a Verb

Definitions of "Stake" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “stake” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Support (a plant) with a stake or stakes.
  • Tie or fasten to a stake.
  • Kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole.
  • Mark with a stake.
  • Put at risk.
  • Place a bet on.

Synonyms of "Stake" as a verb (22 Words)

adventurePut (one’s money or life) at risk.
He adventured 300 in the purchase of land.
backBe in back of.
Can you back up your claims.
bet onMaintain with or as if with a bet.
bolster upAdd padding to.
braceSupport or hold steady and make steadfast with or as if with a brace.
She braced her feet against a projecting shelf.
buttressReinforce with a buttress.
Authority was buttressed by religious belief.
gagePlace a bet on.
A guide sent to them by the headman of this place gaged his life as a forfeit if he failed.
gamePlay gambling games.
The majority of the audience are teens who game and watch anime.
hazardPut at risk.
He hazarded a guess.
hold upAssert or affirm.
impaleTransfix or pierce with a sharp instrument.
The impaled arms of her husband and her father.
jeopardizePut (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure.
A devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York s position as a financial centre.
postAssign to a post put into a post.
The company posted the news on its blog yesterday.
prop upSupport by placing against something solid or rigid.
puntConvey in a punt.
In summer you can enjoy punting along the river.
reinforceStrengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.
The helmet has been reinforced with a double layer of cork.
stayFasten with stays.
I grabbed something to stay the pangs of hunger.
supportBe the physical support of carry the weight of.
The evidence supports the defendant.
tetherTie with a tether.
Tether horses.
tie upFinish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc.
trussSupport a roof bridge or other structure with a truss or trusses.
Truss the roofs.
venturePut at risk.
May I venture to add a few comments.

Usage Examples of "Stake" as a verb

  • I will stake my good reputation for this.
  • Vigorous plants need staking.
  • Stake your goat.
  • Stake out the path.
  • The gladioli were staked in gaudy ranks.

Associations of "Stake" (30 Words)

adhereBe loyal to.
The account adhered firmly to fact.
bonusAn extra and unexpected advantage.
Good weather is an added bonus but the real appeal is the landscape.
bushVegetation growing in the bush.
A rose bush.
dividendAn individual s share of a dividend.
Buying a rail pass may still pay dividends.
drillSimilar to the mandrill but smaller and less brightly colored.
Tables can be mastered by drill and practice.
empowerMake (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights.
Members are empowered to audit the accounts of limited companies.
endueEndow or provide with a quality or ability.
Our sight would be endued with a far greater sharpness.
harpoonSpear with a harpoon.
Gilbert s father harpooned a five metre basking shark.
impalePierce with a sharp stake or point.
Impale a shrimp on a skewer.
incomeMoney received, especially on a regular basis, for work or through investments.
He has a nice home and an adequate income.
investMake an investment.
He stands before you invested in the full canonicals of his calling.
lancePrick or cut open an abscess or boil with a lancet or other sharp instrument.
He lanced through Harlequins midfield to score Swansea s lone try.
paymentAn amount paid or payable.
A compensation payment of 2500.
pinchIrritate as if by a nip pinch or tear.
Mrs Grandison s pointed Italian style shoes were already beginning to pinch her feet.
pokeProd and stir a fire with a poker to make it burn more fiercely.
His mother comes into his room sometimes and has a poke round.
porcupineRelatively large rodents with sharp erectile bristles mingled with the fur.
prickleCause a stinging or tingling sensation.
The prickles of the gorse bushes.
pricklyVery irritable.
This is a prickly subject.
shareholderSomeone who holds shares of stock in a corporation.
sliverConvert textile fibres into slivers.
The fibres are combed or carded then slivered and spun into yarn.
spearPierce with a spear.
She speared her last chip with her fork.
spikeOf a newspaper editor reject a story by or as if by filing it on a spike.
Lightning spiked across the sky.
spindleA Eurasian shrub or small tree with slender toothed leaves and pink capsules containing bright orange seeds Its hard timber was formerly used for making spindles.
Chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis.
spinousHaving spines.
The dorsal fin is spinous.
spinyDifficult to understand or handle.
A spiny problem.
stickIn field hockey the foul play of raising the stick above the shoulder.
Janet s not such a bad old stick sometimes.
stickerA small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf.
A disabled sticker for our car.
stingA painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect s stinger into skin.
She smiled to take the sting out of her words.
thornA thorny bush shrub or tree especially a hawthorn.
The issue has become a thorn in renewing the peace talks.
transfixPierce with a sharp stake or point.
A field mouse is transfixed by the curved talons of an owl.

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