support with a stake
mark an area with stakes
risk money, one's hopes, etc.
"they have interests all over the world"
"a stake in the company's future"
"a pair of posts marked the goal"
"the corner of the lot was indicated by a stake"
"I will stake my good reputation for this"
"Which horse are you backing?"
"I'm betting on the new horse"
"stake out the path"
"stake your goat"
"the enemies were impaled and left to die"
You can win..a hundred dollars on a game, but the stakes are usually..lower.
出自： J. Cheever
A pet sheep staked to mow the grass within the radius of its rope.
出自： N. Gordimer
Stake tall plants on exposed plots.
Bashford staked his..estate and all his money on his..horse.
出自： P. Kavanagh
I'd stake my life on it.
I staked ten pence upon a horse, and it won.
They are staking out the ground for a new football pitch.
They've set aside a small area as a children's playground, and staked it off.