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stick definition

[ stik ]   Pronunciation:
past tense: stuck   past participle: stuck   present participle: sticking   
Use "stick" in a sentence
  • threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"

  • marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
    Synonyms: joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff,

  • an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"

  • a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite"

  • a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
    Synonyms: control stick, joystick,

  • a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball

  • informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
    Synonyms: pin, peg,

  • a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine

  • a small thin branch of a tree

  • Verb
  • be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don''t know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"
    Synonyms: perplex, vex, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound,

  • saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
    Synonyms: sting,

  • come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
    Synonyms: cling, cleave, adhere, cohere,

  • stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
    Synonyms: adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick to,

  • pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"

  • pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle"

  • put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
    Synonyms: lodge, wedge, deposit,

  • fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"

  • fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard"

  • fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"

  • cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"

  • stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!"
    Synonyms: stay, stick around, stay put,

  • be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
    Synonyms: stand by, stick by, adhere,

  • be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"
    Synonyms: adhere,

  • endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life"

  • be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"

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