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Definition 1: a reason for wanting something done - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where sake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • for your sake
  • died for the sake of his country
  • in the interest of safety
  • in the common interest

Synonyms for sake in the sense of this definition

(sake is a kind of ...) something that aids or promotes well-being

"for the benefit of all"

(... is a kind of sake ) for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)

"in your behalf" "campaigning in his own behalf" "spoke a good word in his friend's behalf"

Definition 2: the purpose of achieving or obtaining - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where sake or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • for the sake of argument

(sake is a kind of ...) an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

"his intent was to provide a new translation" "good intentions are not enough" "it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs" "he made no secret of his designs"

Definition 3: Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for sake in the sense of this definition

(sake is a kind of ...) a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent

"alcohol (or drink) ruined him"

(... is made of the substance sake) annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

(sake belongs to a domain located in ...) a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building

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