There are 2 translations of stake in Spanish:

stake1

Pronunciation: /steɪk/

n

  • 1 (pole) estaca (feminine) to die/be burned at the stake morir*/ser* quemado en la hoguera to pull up stakes (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] levantar campamento
    More example sentences
    • A row of more than 15 bricks, pieces of concrete, metal poles, wooden stakes and a traffic cone were balanced on the track in a blatant act of sabotage.
    • The simplest of all plant supports are stakes or poles.
    • Shivering slightly, I tied the horse's well-used rein to a rotting stake in the wooden fence and stepped inside.
  • 2 2.1 (bet) apuesta (feminine) the stakes are high es mucho lo que está en juego they are playing for high stakes tienen mucho en juego, están arriesgando mucho to be at stake estar* en juego she has too much at stake se juega demasiado en ello, le va demasiado en ello 2.2 (interest) to have a stake in a company tener* participación or intereses en una compañía they have a stake in the success of the venture les interesa que la empresa sea un éxito we parents naturally have a stake in our children's future como padres, es natural que nos incumba el futuro de nuestros hijos
    More example sentences
    • Sharply rising income inequality has raised the stakes of the economic game.
    • I don't think I've ever met a successful man who didn't take risks or didn't gamble for high stakes.
    • The lure of casinos has raised the stakes for federal recognition.
  • 3
    (stakes plural)
    (race) (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural)carrera en la cual los dueños de los caballos que compiten contribuyen al monto del premio she's second in the popularity stakes ocupa el segundo lugar en el índice de popularidad they have fallen behind in the salary stakes se han quedado atrás (con respecto a otras profesiones) en cuanto a remuneración
    More example sentences
    • All the action from day two of Flat racing's big meeting, where Grandera wins the Prince of Wales' Stakes, the big race of the day.
    • Wando had not won a stakes race since clinching the Triple Crown in the Breeders' Stakes at Woodbine last August.
    • On May 7, the Saudi Arabia Royal Cup, the Oasis Stakes Race, was held at Tokyo Racetrack.

Definition of stake in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.

There are 2 translations of stake in Spanish:

stake2

vt

  • 1 (risk) [money/reputation/life] jugarse*to stake sth on sth I'd stake my last dime on it me jugaría hasta el último centavo a que es así she staked her reputation on the result of the experiment su reputación dependía del resultado del experimento
  • 2 2.1 (mark with stakes) marcar* con estacas, estacar* the government was quick to stake its claim el gobierno se apresuró a reclamar su parte or a reivindicar su derecho 2.2 (support with stakes) [tree/plant] arrodrigar*
    More example sentences
    • Trees are frequently staked for support after planting and there is much debate as to whether these should be long stakes, short stakes or even slanting stakes.
    • It's always a good idea to stake trees when you plant them.
    • However, if the tree was staked in the nursery or if you are planting in a windy location, proper staking will support the tree during its first years in the ground.
    2.3 (tether) [goat] atar a un poste
    More example sentences
    • ‘These territories might be staked out’ I added.
    • Once a territory is staked out and the owner of the property becomes lax in his knowledge that his land is safe is when he is the most vulnerable.
    • Babu snagged the spot last year by dispatching a friend to stake it out two months before the season even started.

Phrasal verbs

stake out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[colloquial/familiar] mantener* vigilado

Definition of stake in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.