plump for, ante, embark, grubstake, station, pretend, pastime, send, financing, bet, postal service, guess, jeopardise, interestingness, back, paling, impale, situation, plunk for, subsidization, punt, bet on, gamble, run a risk, berth, endanger, funding, venture, help, interest group, office, backing, imperil, jeopardize, support, stakes, position, mail, chance, money, carry, capitalization, claim, adventure, title, spike, pale, involvement, hazard, post, place, gambling, put up, capital, pole, indorse, military post, wager, brand, threaten, mail service, spot, billet, take chances, empale, endorse, back up, risk, gage, menace, game, pursuit, sake, stick, transfix, second, take a chance, pot, peril
allotment (part of speech: noun)
apportionment, assignment, proportion, dispensation, commission, lot, allotment, parcel, part, ration, stipend, partition, chunk, quota, percentage, division, slice, budget, piece, quantum, segment, share, split, portion, allocation, measure, allowance
punishment device (part of speech: noun)
rawhide, scaffold, ax, solitary confinement, prison, truncheon, iron, gibbet, bull whip, lash, rod, jail, noose, pillory, thumbscrew, switch, maiden, electric chair, whipping post, whip, guillotine, birch rod, torture chamber, block, captivity, cane, thong, rack, strap, gas chamber, gallows, rope, cowhide, stocks
portion (part of speech: noun)
- " If I could be sure of one number," said I, " I would stake something on it." - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- Joyce's happiness is at stake. - "Banked Fires", E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi.
- I can stand this waiting no longer- there is too much at stake. - "Love Under Fire", Randall Parrish.