[ US /ˈseɪk/ ]
  1. a reason for wanting something done
    died for the sake of his country
    in the interest of safety
    for your sake
    in the common interest
  2. Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
  3. the purpose of achieving or obtaining
    for the sake of argument
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How To Use sake In A Sentence

  • Their dried dung is found everywhere, and is in many places the only fuel afforded by the plains; their skulls, which last longer than any other part of the animal, are among the most familiar of objects to the plainsman; their bones are in many districts so plentiful that it has become a regular industry, followed by hundreds of men (christened "bone hunters" by the frontiersmen), to go out with wagons and collect them in great numbers for the sake of the phosphates they yield; and Bad Lands, plateaus, and prairies alike, are cut up in all directions by the deep ruts which were formerly buffalo trails. VIII. The Lordly Buffalo
  • This is the very definition of obstructionism: To delay a foregone conclusion for the sake of a petty protest.
  • Make sure you cut holes for your eyes to peer out of or a hole at the top for your your head, but for the sake of moveability, make sure the box only comes down to your knees or waist. Somewhat quick and cheap geek costumes for Halloween
  • But at least she spoke up for supporting art for art 's sake. Times, Sunday Times
  • In recent years many have forsaken their turbans and beards, claiming it counts against them when trying to find a job. Times, Sunday Times
  • Art for art's sake is an empty phrase. Art for the sake of truth, art for the sake of the good and the beautiful, that is the faith I am searching for. George Sand 
  • It is the sinfullest thing in the world, to forsake or destitute a plantation once in forwardness; for besides the dishonor, it is the guiltiness of blood of many commiserable persons. The Essays
  • It was being musicians for the sake of something to do. The Sun
  • She is a woman of integrity who has never abandoned her principles for the sake of making money.
  • In comparison, the original mono track is distorted, indistinct, and terribly tinny, but for preservation's sake, it is nice to see it included here.
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