Stake

9 Definitions of Stake

The meaning of the word stake, the definition of Stake:

v. t. - A piece of wood, usually long and slender, pointed at one end so as to be easily driven into the ground as a support or stay; as, a stake to support vines, fences, hedges, etc.

v. t. - A stick inserted upright in a lop, eye, or mortise, at the side or end of a cart, a flat car, or the like, to prevent goods from falling off.

v. t. - The piece of timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned; hence, martyrdom by fire.

v. t. - A small anvil usually furnished with a tang to enter a hole in a bench top, -- used by tinsmiths, blacksmiths, etc., for light work, punching upon, etc.

v. t. - That which is laid down as a wager; that which is staked or hazarded; a pledge.

v. t. - To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants.

v. t. - To mark the limits of by stakes; -- with out; as, to stake out land; to stake out a new road.

v. t. - To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a future contingency; to wager; to pledge.

v. t. - To pierce or wound with a stake.


The word "stake" uses 5 letters: A E K S T

Direct anagrams of stake:

skate steak takes teaks

Words formed by adding one letter before or after stake, or to stake in any order:

b - basket   c - casket   d - skated staked tasked   g - gasket   l - latkes   r - skater strake streak takers   s - skates stakes steaks   w - tweaks  

Shorter words found within stake:

ae as ask at ate ates east eat eats es et eta etas ka kae kaes kas kat kats kea keas kt sae sake sat sate sea seat set seta ska skat ta tae take tas task te tea teak teas tsk

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