Definition of stick Pronunciation
1. A small thin branch of a tree.
2. Marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking.
3. Threat of a penalty.
The policy so far is all stick and no carrot.
4. Informal terms for the leg.
Fever left him weak on his sticks.
5. An implement consisting of a length of wood.
He collected dry sticks for a campfire.
The kid had a candied apple on a stick.
6. A long thin implement resembling a length of wood.
Cinnamon sticks.
A stick of dynamite.
7. A lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane.
8. A long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball.
9. A rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine.
10. Be a devoted follower or supporter.
The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism.
She sticks to her principles.
11. Be loyal to.
She stood by her husband in times of trouble.
The friends stuck together through the war.
12. Endure.
The label stuck to her for the rest of her life.
13. Be or become fixed.
The door sticks--we will have to plane it.
14. Cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface.
Stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it.
15. Fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something.
Stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress.
16. Fasten with or as with pins or nails.
Stick the photo onto the corkboard.
17. Fasten with an adhesive material like glue.
Stick the poster onto the wall.
18. Put, fix, force, or implant.
Lodge a bullet in the table.
Stick your thumb in the crack.
19. 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!.
20. 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.
21. Stick to firmly.
Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?.
22. Pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed.
He stuck the needle into his finger.
23. Pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument.
He stuck the cloth with the needle.
24. Saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous.
They stuck me with the dinner bill.
I was stung with a huge tax bill.
25. 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.
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English - English - stick Pronunciation
n. branch cut or broken from a tree or bush; long slender piece of wood; something which resembles a stick; staff, walking stick
v. jab or poke with a pointed object; affix, fasten; cause to adhere; adhere; put in a particular place; remain loyal; endure; be unable to move; protrude, project
v. embroider, decorate with ornamental needlework
English - Spanish - stick Pronunciation
s. vara, madero, palo, pedazo de madera, stick; bastón, báculo, bastón de caminar; mástil, verga; garrote, cachava, cachiporra, marillo; ramita
v. hincar, punzar; meter, insertar; pegar, adherir, encolar, fijar, unir; adherirse, pegarse
English - French - stick Pronunciation
n. bâton; roseau; morceau
v. coller, enfoncer; fourrer; piquer; adhérer; souffrir, supporter; laisser; soutenir
English - German - stick Pronunciation
n. Stock; Knüppel; Peitsche (Pferderennen); Steuer (Flugzeug); Stück; Stange
v. stechen; stoßen; kleben; anstecken; leiden
English - Italian - stick Pronunciation
s. stecco, ramoscello, legnetto, sterpo; bastoncino; bastone, bacchetta; randello, mazza; bastonate, legnate, busse; bastone da passeggio, canna; stecchetto; archetto; stecca; (fam) persona, tipo
v. mettere bastoncini a sostegno di, sostenere con bastoncini; (Tip) comporre
English - Portuguese - stick Pronunciation
s. vareta; vara; pau; galho fino; cajado, bengala
v. cravar, fincar, meter, enterrar; pregar; aderir, prender; afixar; vacilar; parar; enganar; lograr
English - Russian - stick Pronunciation
с. палка, палочка, трость; ручка, стек; посох, жезл; колышек; дирижерская палочка; недалекий человек, туповатый человек, косный человек, тупица; серия бомб; верстатка; прут, ветка, веточка; резкая критика; наказание
г. втыкать, вкалывать; вонзать, колоть; совать, поставить в тупик, ставить; торчать, утыкать; вставлять в верстатку; класть, наклеивать, расклеивать, прилепляться; клеиться, приклеиваться; присыхать, липнуть
English - Turkish - stick Pronunciation
f. sokmak, geçirmek, batırmak, delmek, saplamak, bıçaklamak, uzatmak, takmak, koymak, yapıştırmak, iğnelemek, tutturmak, alıkoymak, tutmak, çakmak, dayanmak, yapışmak, takılmak, takılıp kalmak, saplanıp kalmak, çıkamamak, çakılıp kalmak, ayrılmamak, sadı
i. çubuk, sopa, dal parçası, asa, sap, baston, değnek, direk, çıta, sırık, kol, vites kolu, engel (yarış), tokmak, ardarda atılan bombalar, uçaktan ardarda atlayan askerler, kumpas, çam yarması, hödük
French - English - stick Pronunciation
(m) n. stick, branch cut or broken from a tree or bush; long slender piece of wood
German - English - stick Pronunciation
n. branch cut or broken from a tree or bush; long slender piece of wood; something which resembles a stick; staff, walking stick
English - Dutch - stick Pronunciation
zn. stok; stuk; stam
ww. plakken; steken; blijven steken; volhouden; vastplakken; neerzetten
English - Greek - stick Pronunciation
ουσ. ξύλο, ραβδί, ράβδος
ρήμ. βάλλω, προσκολλώ, κόλλωμαι, κεντώ, εμμένω, αμηχανώ, κολλώ, τοιχοκολλώ
Spanish - German - stick Pronunciation
n. hockeyschläger
Spanish - Russian - stick Pronunciation
n. клюшка
French - German - stick Pronunciation
n. salzstange
English - Chinese - stick Pronunciation
(名) 棍, 手杖, 棒
(动) 刺; 刺死; 戮; 钉住; 粘住; 陷住; 钉住; 梗塞
English - Chinese - stick Pronunciation
(名) 棍, 手杖, 棒
(動) 刺; 刺死; 戮; 釘住; 粘住; 陷住; 釘住; 梗塞
English - Japanese - stick Pronunciation
(名) 突き刺すこと; 粘着物; 棒きれ; 木ぎれ; スティック; つえ; 棒状のもの
(動) 突き刺す; 刺し殺す; 突き刺さる; 差し込む; 突く; 突き出す
English - Korean - stick Pronunciation
명. 나뭇가지; 막대기; 막대기 같은 것; 지팡이
동. 뾰족한 것으로 찌르다; 고정시키다; 들러붙게 하다; 들러붙다; 특정한 장소에 놓다 또는 장치하다; 충실히 지키다; 견디다; 옴짝 못하다; 내밀다
Spanish - Korean - stick Pronunciation
n. 막대기

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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for stick
1. pierce: penetrate, puncture, spear, stab, impale, gore, pin
2. rod: branch, stalk, switch, shoot, pole, bat, billet
3. adhere: cling, hold, cleave, cohere, abide, persist, remain
Verb forms for stick
Present participle: sticking
Present: stick (3.person: sticks)
Past: stuck
Future: will stick
Present conditional: would stick
Present Perfect: have stuck (3.person: has stuck)
Past Perfect: had stuck
Future Perfect: will have stuck
Past conditional: would have stuck