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stake2

 
pronunciation:
steIk
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one's share or interest in something.
I have no stake in the family farm since I left home.
synonyms:
interest, investment, share, stock
definition 2: (often plural) anything valuable that can be won or lost.
The stakes in this election are very high.
synonyms:
reward
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word steak? Stake and steak sound alike but have different meanings. To learn why you might have trouble with raccoons and bears if you pitch your tent using steaks, look up steak.