A piece of wood, usually long and slender, pointed at one end so as to be easily driven into the ground as a support or stay; as, a stake to support vines, fences, hedges, etc.
To fasten, support, or defend with stakes; as, to stake vines or plants.
A short, pointed piece of wood or metal driven into the ground as a marker or an anchor. Often used with wood or metal forms to anchor them into place during concrete placement. See cold-rolled solid steel form pins, form pins, flat stakes, flatwork forms, hot-rolled solid steel form pins, and nail stakes.