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stake [2].

[sup.2]stake

verb

staked

stak*ing

1 : [sup.2]bet 1 <I've staked my reputation on the new plan.>

2 : to mark the limits of by stakes <They staked out the yard.>

3 : to fasten or support (as plants) with stakes

4 : to give money to in order to help (as with a project)

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Publication:Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
Date:Jan 1, 2009
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