# sake

noun 1
noun 2

## Noun 1

 Singular sake
1. If something is for $x$'s sake or for the sake of $x$, it is to help $x$ or make $x$ happy.
You are the reason I did it. I did it for your sake.
I must pretend to be happy when I am not, for everyone's sake.
The parents are staying together for the children's sake.
2. You use for God's/Christ's/Heaven's/Pete's/pity's/fuck's sake when you feel strongly about something.
"No, I will not." "For God's sake, why not?"
3. If something is for $x$'s sake or for the sake of $x$, it is for that purpose.
I carried my gun in the jungle for safety's sake.
Let's say, for the sake of argument, that he comes out and says, "I love you." Then what?

## Noun 2

 Singular sake
Japanese sake
1. (uncountable) Sake is a kind of Japanese wine made from rice.