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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Funds advanced to a prospector or to someone starting a business in return for a share of the profits v. - Supply with funds in return for a promised share of profits.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used with object) : I grubstaked him to two mules and supplies enough for five months
  • Kellogg had termed his grubstake, before he knew it.
  • The loan, known as a grubstake, entitled Bernard to a hefty share of the gold.
  • Let it "grubstake" its intellectual prospectors and send them forth where for more
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