Dictionary Results for stick


1. stick - noun

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

Hypernym(s): implement




2. stick - noun

· a small thin branch of a tree

Hypernym(s): limb, tree_branch




3. stick - noun

· a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

Synonym(s): control_stick, joystick

Hypernym(s): lever




4. stick - noun

· a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine

Hypernym(s): butter, margarine, margarin, oleo, oleomargarine, marge




5. stick - noun

· informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"

Synonym(s): pin, peg

Hypernym(s): leg




6. stick - noun

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

Hypernym(s): sports_equipment




7. stick - noun

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

Hypernym(s): implement




8. stick - noun

· marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

Synonym(s): joint, marijuana_cigarette, reefer, spliff

Hypernym(s): cigarette, cigaret, coffin_nail, butt, fag




9. stick - noun

· threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"

Hypernym(s): punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation




10. stick - verb

· put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"

Synonym(s): lodge, wedge, deposit

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure




11. stick - verb

· 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!"

Synonym(s): stay, stick_around, stay_put

Hypernym(s): stay_in_place




12. stick - verb

· stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

Synonym(s): adhere, hold_fast, bond, bind, stick_to

Hypernym(s): attach




13. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): be




14. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): persist, remain, stay




15. stick - verb

· be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"

Synonym(s): adhere

Hypernym(s): adopt, follow, espouse




16. stick - verb

· be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"

Synonym(s): stand_by, stick_by, adhere

Hypernym(s): be




17. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify




18. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): fasten




19. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): fasten




20. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): fasten




21. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): pierce, thrust




22. stick - verb

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

Hypernym(s): pierce, thrust




23. stick - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): cling, cleave, adhere, cohere

Hypernym(s): touch, adjoin, meet, contact




24. stick - verb

· saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"

Synonym(s): sting

Hypernym(s): force, thrust




25. stick - 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"

Synonym(s): perplex, vex, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

Hypernym(s): confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate





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