noun. ['ˈsteɪk'] (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something.
- undivided right
- undivided interest
- insurable interest
- vested interest
- terminable interest
- security interest
Words that Rhyme with Stake
Example sentences of the word stake
1. Noun, singular or mass
Tie a string from the top stake to the bottom stake and attach a line level to the string.
Quotes containing the word stake
1. There is humor in the darkest of moments - People who I have loved and passed away, and very high stake situations where you can't help but laugh. I think that's very human.
- Rose McIver
2. Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
- J. Donald Walters
3. It doesn't give me any satisfaction to think that my concerns will be validated by my grandchildren's generation. I would love to be wrong in everything. My grandchildren are my stake in the near future, and it's my great hope that they might one day say, 'Grandpa was part of a great movement that helped to turn things around.'
- David Suzuki
verb. ['ˈsteɪk'] place a bet on.
- double up
verb. ['ˈsteɪk'] put at risk.
- lay on the line
- put on the line
verb. ['ˈsteɪk'] mark with a stake.
noun. ['ˈsteɪk'] instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning.
- good luck
noun. ['ˈsteɪk'] a pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track).
- starting post
- visual signal
- winning post
noun. ['ˈsteɪk'] the money risked on a gamble.
noun. ['ˈsteɪk'] a strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end so it can be driven into the ground.
- bad luck
verb. ['ˈsteɪk'] kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole.
verb. ['ˈsteɪk'] tie or fasten to a stake.