stake a place (to)

 Win the honor of being included.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • stake — [stāk] n. [ME < OE staca, akin to Frank * stakka: see STICK] 1. a length of wood or metal pointed at one end for driving into the ground, as for marking a boundary, supporting a plant, etc. 2. a) the post to which a person was tied for… …   English World dictionary

  • stake — Ⅰ. stake [1] ► NOUN 1) a strong post with a point at one end, driven into the ground to support a tree, form part of a fence, etc. 2) (the stake) historical a wooden post to which a person was tied before being burned alive. ► VERB 1) support (a… …   English terms dictionary

  • stake out (something) — 1. to claim something belongs to you. To avoid a long wait to eat lunch, one of you stakes out a table and the other gets the food. Lars staked out a cot in a third floor bedroom and tried to make it seem like his own space. 2. to secretly watch… …   New idioms dictionary

  • stake (out) a claim (to something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) your claim (to something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) a claim (for something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) your claim (for something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) a claim (on something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake (out) your claim (on something) — stake (out) a/your ˈclaim (to/for/on sth) idiom to say or show publicly that you think sth should be yours • Adams staked his claim for a place in the Olympic team with his easy win yesterday. Main entry: ↑stakeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • stake — stake1 W3 [steık] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 at stake 2¦(company/business)¦ 3 have a stake in something 4¦(money risked)¦ 5 high stakes 6¦(pointed stick)¦ 7 the stake 8 in the popularity/fashion etc stakes 9 (be prepared to) go to the stake for/over something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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