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English noun: sake

1. sake (attribute) a reason for wanting something done


SamplesFor your sake.
Died for the sake of his country.
In the interest of safety.
In the common interest.


Synonymsinterest


Broader (hypernym)benefit, welfare


Narrower (hyponym)behalf

2. sake (food) Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot


Synonymsrice beer, saki


Broader (hypernym)alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant


Substance meronymrice


Domain regionJapan, Nihon, Nippon

3. sake (cognition) the purpose of achieving or obtaining


SamplesFor the sake of argument.


Broader (hypernym)aim, design, intent, intention, purpose









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