What is stake?

  • (noun): (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something.
    Example: "A stake in the company's future"
    Synonyms: interest
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on stake:

Stake - Method of Torture or Execution
... Burned at the stake, a method of execution "Stake", a pole used to pierce the body in the process of impalement, a method of torture and execution "To stake", a method thought to destroy ...
... The mine can be adapted with a steel fragmentation jacket and stake into a fragmentation stake mine ... When used as a stake mine the mine is inverted and an MUV type pull fuse is inserted into the base of the mine, and the normal pressure fuse hole is used to attach the mine to the stake ...
Saban Capital Group - Investments - Current
... Tiger Entertainment (CTE) Media Nusantara Citra (MNC) 7.5% stake MNC Sky Vision (minority stake) Taomee (minority stake) Broadcasting Media Partners Univision Communications, Inc ...
List Of Stake Your Destiny Novels
... The "Stake Your Destiny" series of Buffy the Vampire Slayer novels are gamebooks in the style of Choose Your Own Adventure books ... Unlike some other gamebooks, Stake Your Destiny novels do not contain any form of game system ...
SIDOR - History
... President Rafael Caldera, with a 60% stake going to Argentina's Ternium. 2009 compensation of around $1.65bn was nearly agreed for the nationalisation of Ternium's 59.7% stake, with Ternium also keeping a 10% stake in the ...

More definitions of "stake":

  • (verb): Kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole.
    Synonyms: impale
  • (verb): Mark with a stake.
    Example: "Stake out the path"
    Synonyms: post
  • (noun): A pole or stake set up to mark something (as the start or end of a race track).
    Example: "The corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
    Synonyms: post
  • (verb): Tie or fasten to a stake.
    Example: "Stake your goat"
  • (noun): Instrument of execution consisting of a vertical post that a victim is tied to for burning.

Famous quotes containing the word stake:

    I’ll stake all my soul
    on that beauty,
    till God shall awake
    again in men’s hearts,
    who have said he is dead
    our King and our Lover.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)

    Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman’s natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
    Ann Oakley (b. 1944)