sake

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1 sake /ˈseɪk/ noun
plural sakes
1 sake
/ˈseɪk/
noun
plural sakes
Learner's definition of SAKE
[count]
: the benefit of someone or something used in phrases with for to say that something is done to help a particular person or thing
used in phrases with for to say that something is done for a particular purpose or to achieve a particular goal or result
informal used in phrases with for to express anger, annoyance, surprise, etc.
◊ The use of God and Christ in these phrases is offensive to some people.

for old times' sake

◊ If you do something for old times' sake, you do it because you did it in the past and you want to experience it again.

for the sake of it

: for no particular reason
compare 2sake
2 sake noun
or saki /ˈsɑːki/
plural sakes or sakis
2 sake
noun
or saki /ˈsɑːki/
plural sakes or sakis
Learner's definition of SAKE
[count, noncount]
: a Japanese alcoholic drink that is made from rice
compare 1sake
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