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sake1 British & World English

For the purpose of; in the interest of; in order to achieve or preserve

sake2 British & World English

A Japanese alcoholic drink made from fermented rice, traditionally drunk warm in small porcelain cups

sake English Thesaurus

some parts of the mechanism are omitted from the diagram for the sake of clarity

sake New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Japanese fermented drink

for the sake of something in sake1 British & World English

For the purpose of; in the interest of; in order to achieve or preserve

for pity's sake British & World English

Used to express impatience or make an urgent appeal

art for art's sake British & World English

Used to convey the idea that the chief or only aim of a work of art is the self-expression of the individual artist who creates it

for old times' sake British & World English

In memory of former times; in acknowledgement of a shared past

for the sake of someone in sake1 British & World English

Out of consideration for or in order to help or please someone

for God's in sake1 British & World English

Used to express impatience, annoyance, urgency, or desperation

for the sake of argument British & World English

As a basis for discussion or reasoning

for its own sake in sake1 British & World English

Used to indicate something that is done as an end in itself rather than to achieve some other purpose

for someone's sake in sake1 British & World English

Out of consideration for or in order to help or please someone

for the sake of it in sake1 British & World English

Used to indicate something that is done as an end in itself rather than to achieve some other purpose

for pity's sake in pity British & World English

Used to express impatience or make an urgent appeal

art for art's sake in art1 British & World English

Used to convey the idea that the chief or only aim of a work of art is the self-expression of the individual artist who creates it

for old times' sake in sake1 British & World English

In memory of former times; in acknowledgement of a shared past

for the sake of argument in argument British & World English

As a basis for discussion or reasoning


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