Definitions for grubstakeˈgrʌbˌsteɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
grub•stakeˈgrʌbˌsteɪk(n.; v.)-staked, -stak•ing.
(n.)provisions, gear, etc., furnished to a prospector on condition of participating in the profits of any discoveries.
money or other assistance furnished esp. to launch an enterprise.
(v.t.)to furnish with a grubstake.
Origin of grubstake:
funds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits
supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits
An amount of money advanced to someone starting a business in return for a share of the future profits
To supply such funds
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