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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stake, stakes, bet, wagernoun

    the money risked on a gamble


  1. stakes

    Stakes refer to the consequences or outcomes that could transpire as a result of a specific event, decision, or action, particularly in a competition or gamble. They can be material or immaterial items, such as money, reputation, or personal achievement, in which a person or entity could gain or lose depending on the outcome. The term is often used to denote seriousness or importance.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. stakes

    A weir (which see) for taking fish, as black-stakes, &c.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stakes is ranked #55962 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Stakes surname appeared 366 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Stakes.

    79.5% or 291 total occurrences were White.
    15.3% or 56 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.6% or 17 total occurrences were Black.

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Anagrams for stakes »

  1. skates

  2. steaks

  3. askest

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stakes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stakes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stakes in a Sentence

  1. Sports Direct:

    The main rationale for these stakes is to allow Sports Direct to hopefully build a relationship and develop commercial partnerships with the relevant parties.

  2. Steve Asmussen:

    We are eagerly anticipating Tenfold’s running at the 2018 Belmont Stakes, a significant race in the circuit and one where we’re confident his skills will be showcased, we thank Sentient Jet and Homes For Our Troops for choosing us to be a part of this important movement and look forward to giving them and their guests a solid contender to root for come race day.

  3. David Perdue:

    The stakes in this election could not be higher : a vote for Jon Ossoff is a vote to hand power to Chuck Schumer and the radical Democrats in Washington, georgians won't let that happen.

  4. Asa Hutchinson:

    While the death penalty is unacceptable in any case, the judicial process should not be cut short for something as trivial as an expiration date when the stakes are so high. in order to fulfill my duty as Governor, which is to carry out these lawful sentences imposed by juries and upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court, it is necessary to schedule the executions prior to the expiration of that drug.

  5. Tatsuo Yasunaga:

    We will consider reducing thermal coal output or selling stakes in thermal coal mines.

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