Meaning of “stake sth on sth” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “stake sth on sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stake sth on sth

phrasal verb with stake uk /steɪk/ us verb [ T ]

to risk harming or losing something important if an action, decision, or situation does not have the result you expected or wanted:

He was happy to stake his reputation on the success of their new internet venture.
There were many Hong Kong high-risk investors in the late 90s willing to stake their money on China's future.

(Definition of “stake sth on sth” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)