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1. stakes

noun. ['ˈsteɪks'] the money risked on a gamble.

Synonyms

  • pot
  • jackpot
  • kitty
  • wager
  • stake
  • gamble
  • ante
  • bet

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust

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Rhymes with Stakes

  • remakes
  • steaks
  • stake's
  • snakes
  • snake's
  • quakes
  • quake's
  • frakes
  • flakes
  • drakes
  • breaks
  • brakes
  • blakes
  • blake's
  • wakes
  • shakes
  • sakes
  • sake's
  • rakes
  • raikes
  • makes
  • lakes'
  • lakes
  • lake's
  • jakes
  • jake's
  • hakes
  • fakes
  • cakes
  • cake's

Sentences with stakes


1. Noun, plural
Pounding the stakes into the cloth loops at each corner and the middle of each side of the tent.

Quotes about stakes


1. Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
- Gary Ryan Blair

2. Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
- Chris Hadfield

3. God does not play dice with the universe; He plays an ineffable game of His own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players [i.e. everybody], to being involved in an obscure and complex variant of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who won't tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time.
- Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

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