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D. Peter, Software Developer, B.E (Bachelor of Engineering), Mexico
Answered Dec 10, 2020
Stake and steak are considered to be homonyms. This means that they are two words that sound similar to each other but they have different meanings. When you say “stake,” you are referring to a piece of wood or metal that can be used as a post.
Some people have used “stakes” before in order to kill people that they have suspected to be vampires back in the day. When you say “steak,” you are referring to a slab of meat or fish that will be cooked for people to consume. There are different ways to cook steak. Some would broil them but most people would fry them. You can choose how cooked your steak will be.
A stake is an object, typically made of wood; however, sometimes it is made of metal and is sharp at one end. Stakes are usually planted in the ground to mark off a parcel of land, stabilize an object or to assist with supporting plants, as with a tomato stake. One of the most noteworthy facts about the word stake is that it also describes when someone has done something evil, and they are “burned at stake” by those seeking justice. You can even kill a vampire by plunging a wooden stake into the heart.
Another meaning is to have a risk of something, such as “the family fortune was at stake.” However, when it is spelled as steak, it suggests a thick, juicy slice of meat. All over the world, people love their meat, and beef comes from a steer. It could also refer to a tuna steak, which is a thick portion of tuna that is grilled and has the consistency of steak. Some companies sell steak and ship it to your home, and many restaurants feature steak as their main attraction.