Sticking Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Sticking? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Example sentences, Words starting with Sticking, Derivations, Synonyms, Words ending with Sticking, Related sentences, How to pronounce? Antonyms and more...

Sticking meaning

Word: Sticking

How to pronounce: ˈstɪkɪŋ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A thin piece of wood that has fallen or been cut off 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 or civilization.

5. A person of a specified kind.

6. A large quantity of unsold stock, especially the proportion of shares which must be taken up by underwriters after an unsuccessful issue.

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:

jutting

sticking out

projecting

protruding


Antonyms:

unstick


Derivations:

stick

sticky

sticker


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Sticking in Other Languages...

Spanish: Pegar

German: Knackpunkt

French: Coller

Italian: Conficcandosi

Turkish: Yapışma


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