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1. sake

noun. ['ˈseɪk'] a reason for wanting something done.

Synonyms

  • behalf
  • benefit
  • interest

Antonyms

  • uncreativeness
  • irresoluteness
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • sake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Sake

  • partake
  • mistake
  • retake
  • remake
  • betake
  • steak
  • stake
  • spake
  • snake
  • shrake
  • schwake
  • schnake
  • schlake
  • quake
  • plake
  • opaque
  • flake
  • drake
  • break
  • brake
  • blake
  • awake
  • yake
  • wake
  • take
  • shake
  • shaikh
  • shaik
  • schake
  • rake

How do you pronounce sake?

Pronounce sake as seɪk.

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Sentences with sake


1. Noun, singular or mass
Oba serves beer, sake and wine by the glass.

Quotes about sake


1. Well, I mean, if a joke or humor is bawdy, it's got to be funny enough to warrant it. You can't just have it bawdy or dirty just for the sake of being that - it's got to be funny.
- Betty White

2. During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much to be the prey of vain dread; and, as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that as I am of gods and kings. For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers, past and to come.
- Mika Waltari

3. Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
- E. M. Forster

2. sake

noun. ['ˈseɪk'] the purpose of achieving or obtaining.

Synonyms

  • design
  • intention
  • purpose
  • intent

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • inattentive
  • illness
  • unwellness

Etymology

  • sake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sake

noun. ['ˈseɪk'] Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot.

Synonyms

  • alcohol
  • alcoholic drink
  • alcoholic beverage
  • intoxicant
  • rice beer
  • rice
  • inebriant

Antonyms

  • badness
  • bad
  • penalty
  • nonpayment

Etymology

  • sake (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sacu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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