Stick Meaning and Definition


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Stick meaning

Word: Stick

How to pronounce: stɪk

Noun

Definitions:

1. A thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut from a tree.

Example sentences: "Hayes picked up a fallen stick and twirled it idly between his fingers."

2. A long, thin piece of something.

Example sentences: "A stick of dynamite"

3. A threat of punishment or unwelcome measures (often contrasted with the offer of reward as a means of persuasion)

Example sentences: "Training that relies more on the carrot than on the stick"

4. Rural areas far from cities.

5. A person of a specified kind.

Verb

Definitions:

1. Push a sharp or pointed object into or through (something)

Example sentences: "He stuck his fork into the sausage"

2. Insert, thrust, or push.

Example sentences: "A youth with a cigarette stuck behind one ear"

3. Adhere or cling to something.

Example sentences: "The plastic seats stuck to my skin"

4. Be fixed in a particular position or unable to move or be moved.

Example sentences: "Sara tried to open the window but it was stuck"

5. Accept or tolerate (an unpleasant or unwelcome person or situation)


Synonyms:

cling

put

hold

keep

stay

stand by

wand

chopstick

skewer

glue

hilt

pen

lodge

stab

pierce

adhere

follow

do

bog down

poke

shove

cleave

get

pick

paste

glue together

cane

walking stick

joystick

control stick

bind

cohere

fix

whip

rod

pin

handle

golf club

truncheon

cudgel

jab

sting

puncture

peg

squeeze

wedge

place

hustle


Antonyms:

twist

unstick


Derivations:

sticking

sticky

sticker

stickily


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Stick in Other Languages...

Spanish: Pegar

German: Stick

French: Bâton

Italian: Bastone

Turkish: Delmek


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