Definition of Stakes

1. Noun. The money risked on a gamble.

Exact synonyms: Bet, Stake, Wager
Generic synonyms: Gamble
Specialized synonyms: Jackpot, Kitty, Pot, Ante, Kitty, Pool
Group relationships: Pool
Derivative terms: Bet, Stake, Stake, Wager



Definition of Stakes

1. Noun. (plural of stake) ¹

2. Noun. ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of stake) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stakes

1. stake [v] - See also: stake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stakes

staked out
stakehead
stakeheads
stakeholder
stakeholder society
stakeholders
stakeholdership
stakeholderships
stakeholding
stakeholdings
stakehole
stakeholes
stakelike
stakeout
stakeouts
stakes (current term)
stakes of Zion
stakes out
staking
staking out
stalactical
stalactiform
stalactite
stalactites
stalactitic
stalactitical
stalactitiform
stalag
stalagmite
stalagmites

Literary usage of Stakes

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
""(18) These stakes for the nets originally began about 100 yards from the ... There were two stakes between the shore end of said net stakes and the shore ..."

2. Railroad Curves and Earthwork by Calvin Frank Allen (1920)
"There are two important parts of the work of setting slope stakes : I. ... The data for setting the stakes are : (a) The ground with center stakes set at ..."

3. Plane Surveying: A Text-book and Pocket Manual by John Clayton Tracy (1907)
"If the tops of three or more stakes should be on the same line, and any one error will be apparent to the eye in sighting across the tops of the stakes. of ..."

4. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1831)
"Tlie Albany stakes, the Swinley stakes, llie Windsor Forest stakes, March 1. ... The Gold Tureen, May 1, The Somersetshire stakes : to he divided into two ..."

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