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:
Words formed by adding one letter before or after stake, or to stake in any order:
Shorter words found within stake:
List shorter words within stake, sorted by length
All words formed from stake by changing one letter
Browse words starting with stake by next letter
Previous word in our database: staithes
Next word in our database: staked