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stick

 
Noun stick has 6 senses
  1. stick - implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
    --1 is a kind of
    implement
    --1 has particulars:
     bow; club; divining rod, dowser, dowsing rod, waterfinder, water finder; drumstick; linstock; matchstick; maulstick, mahlstick; singlestick, fencing stick, backsword; spindle; staff; stob; swizzle stick; walking stick
  2. stick - a small thin branch of a tree
    --2 is a kind of
    limb, tree branch
  3. stick, control stick, joystick - a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
    --3 is a kind of lever
  4. pin, peg, stick - informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
    --4 is a kind of leg
  5. joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, stick, spliff - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
    --5 is a kind of cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag
    --5 has substances: cannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganja
    --5 has particulars:
     juke, jook, juke joint, jook joint, juke house, jook house
  6. stick - threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
    --6 is a kind of
    punishment, penalty, penalization, penalisation
Verb stick has 17 senses
  1. lodge, wedge, stick, deposit - fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"
    --1 is one way to fasten, fix, secure
    Sample sentence:
    They stick the books into the box
  2. stay, stick, stick around, stay put - 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!"
    --2 is one way to stay in place
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. stick, put forward - cause to protrude or as if to protrude; "stick one's hand out of the window"; "stick one's nose into other people's business"
    --3 is one way to put, set, place, pose, position, lay
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to - stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
    --4 is one way to attach
    Derived form: noun sticker2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  5. stick - be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"
    --5 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. stick - endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life"
    --6 is one way to
    persist, remain, stay
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  7. adhere, stick - be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"
    --7 is one way to adopt, follow, espouse
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  8. stand by, stick by, stick, adhere - be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
    --8 is one way to be
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s something PP
  9. stick - cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"
    --9 is one way to
    decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. stick - fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"
    --10 is one way to
    fasten
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  11. stick - fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard"
    --11 is one way to
    fasten
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  12. stick - fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
    --12 is one way to
    fasten
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. stick - pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle"
    --13 is one way to
    pierce, thrust
    Derived forms: noun sticker1, noun sticker4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  14. stick - pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"
    --14 is one way to
    pierce, thrust
    Derived form: noun sticker4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  15. cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere - 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"
    --15 is one way to touch, adjoin, meet, contact
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  16. stick, sting - saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
    --16 is one way to force, thrust
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
  17. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound - 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"
    --17 is one way to confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
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