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sake
Part of Speech: noun
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1. Final cause; end; purpose of obtaining; cause; motive; reason; interest; concern; account; regard or respect; -- used chiefly in such phrases as, for the sake of, for his sake, for man's sake, for mercy's sake, and the like; as, to commit crime for the sake of gain; to go abroad for the sake of one's health.
Examples of usage:
  • If that's how you feel you wouldn't care about being beautiful for the sake of other people? - "RenĂ©e Mauperin", Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt.
  • " But you should take care of yourself, for her sake. - "The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The ", Grant Allen.
  • I wouldn't have her marry me for that sake. - "An Old Man's Love", Anthony Trollope.
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