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Definitions of stick:
  • noun:   threat of a penalty
    Example: "The policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
  • noun:   implement consisting of a length of wood
    Example: "He collected dry sticks for a campfire"
  • noun:   a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
  • noun:   a small thin branch of a tree
  • noun:   informal terms of the leg
    Example: "Fever left him weak on his sticks"
  • noun:   marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
  • verb:   endure
  • verb:   be or become fixed
    Example: "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"
  • verb:   saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
  • verb:   pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed
  • verb:   pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument
  • verb:   cause to protrude or as if to protrude
    Example: "Stick one's hand out of the window"
  • verb:   fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something
    Example: "Stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
  • verb:   fasten with or as with pins or nails
    Example: "Stick the photo onto the corkboard"
  • verb:   fasten with an adhesive material like glue
    Example: "Stick the poster onto the wall"
  • verb:   cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
    Example: "Stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"
  • verb:   be a devoted follower or supporter
    Example: "She sticks to her principles"
  • verb:   stay put (in a certain place)
    Example: "Stick around and you will learn something!"
  • verb:   be loyal to
  • verb:   be a mystery or bewildering to
  • verb:   fix, force, or implant
  • verb:   come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
  • verb:   stick to firmly
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #29599)

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