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"
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
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
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
7. stick - noun
· a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite"
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
12. stick - verb
· stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
Synonym(s): adhere, hold_fast, bond, bind, stick_to
13. stick - verb
· be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"
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"
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
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"
19. stick - verb
· fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard"
20. stick - verb
· fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
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"
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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