Staking Synonyms & Definitions
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• StakingDefinition & Meaning in English
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stake
• StakeDefinition & Meaning in English
- (n.) A territorial division; -- called also stake of Zion.
- (v. t.) The piece of timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned; hence, martyrdom by fire.
- (v. t.) To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants.
- (v. t.) A stick inserted upright in a lop, eye, or mortise, at the side or end of a cart, a flat car, or the like, to prevent goods from falling off.
- (v. t.) A piece of wood, usually long and slender, pointed at one end so as to be easily driven into the ground as a support or stay; as, a stake to support vines, fences, hedges, etc.
- (v. t.) To put at hazard upon the issue of competition, or upon a future contingency; to wager; to pledge.
- (v. t.) To mark the limits of by stakes; -- with out; as, to stake out land; to stake out a new road.
- (v. t.) To pierce or wound with a stake.
- (v. t.) A small anvil usually furnished with a tang to enter a hole in a bench top, -- used by tinsmiths, blacksmiths, etc., for light work, punching upon, etc.
- (v. t.) That which is laid down as a wager; that which is staked or hazarded; a pledge.