Definition of Stick in English :
Define Stick in English
Stick meaning in English
Meaning of Stick in English
Pronunciation of Stick in English
Stick pronunciation in English
Pronounce Stick in Englishsee synonyms of stick
an implement consisting of a length of wood
Example Sentences:'he collected dry sticks for a campfire''the kid had a candied apple on a stick'
a small thin branch of a tree
a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
informal terms for the leg
Example Sentences:'fever left him weak on his sticks'
a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
Example Sentences:'cinnamon sticks''a stick of dynamite'
marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
threat of a penalty
Example Sentences:'the policy so far is all stick and no carrot'
put, fix, force, or implant
Example Sentences:'lodge a bullet in the table''stick your thumb in the crack'
stay put (in a certain place)
Example Sentences:'We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati''Stay put in the corner here!''Stick around and you will learn something!'
stick to firmly
Example Sentences:'Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?'
be or become fixed
Example Sentences:'The door sticks--we will have to plane it'
Example Sentences:'The label stuck to her for the rest of her life'
15. adhere, stick
be a devoted follower or supporter
Example Sentences:'The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism''She sticks to her principles'
be loyal to
Example Sentences:'She stood by her husband in times of trouble''The friends stuck together through the war'
cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
Example Sentences:'stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it'
fasten with an adhesive material like glue
Example Sentences:'stick the poster onto the wall'
fasten with or as with pins or nails
Example Sentences:'stick the photo onto the corkboard'
fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something
Example Sentences:'stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress'
pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument
Example Sentences:'he stuck the cloth with the needle'
pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed
Example Sentences:'He stuck the needle into his finger'
come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
Example Sentences:'The dress clings to her body''The label stuck to the box''The sushi rice grains cohere'
24. stick, sting
saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
Example Sentences:'They stuck me with the dinner bill''I was stung with a huge tax bill'
be a mystery or bewildering to
Example Sentences:'This beats me!''Got me--I don't know the answer!''a vexing problem''This question really stuck me'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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