\stˈe͡ɪk], \stˈeɪk], \s_t_ˈeɪ_k]\
Definitions of STAKE
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
Something wagered; a prize for competition.
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A post or slab of wood sharpened at one end and firmly set in the ground, to which anything may be fastened; a piece of rough wood forming one of the uprights of a fence; martyrdom, because martyrs were bound to stakes when burnt; anything placed in the hands of another, particularly money, to wait the result of a wager.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Anglo-Saxon] A stick pointed at one end so as easily to be pushed into the ground ;-especially, the piece of timber to which a martyr was affixed while he was burning ; hence, martyrdom by fire ;-that which is laid down as a wager or prize ;-the state of being pledged; -pl. Sums of money to be run, contested, or fought for, as in racing, wrestling, boxing, sailing, swimming, &c.