stick

phonetic symbol: / stɪ́k / 

stick - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ threat of a penalty
e.g.)
・the policy so far is all stick and no carrot

[ noun ]
■ marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
joint , marijuana cigarette , reefer , spliff

[ noun ]
■ an implement consisting of a length of wood
e.g.)
・he collected dry sticks for a campfire
・the kid had a candied apple on a stick

[ noun ]
■ a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
e.g.)
・cinnamon sticks
・a stick of dynamite

[ noun ]
■ a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
control stick , joystick

[ noun ]
■ a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball

[ noun ]
■ informal terms for the leg
e.g.)
・fever left him weak on his sticks
peg , pin

[ noun ]
■ a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine

[ noun ]
■ a small thin branch of a tree

[ verb ]
■ be a mystery or bewildering to
amaze , baffle , beat , bewilder , dumbfound , flummox , get , gravel , mystify , nonplus , perplex , pose , puzzle , stupefy , vex

[ verb ]
■ saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
sting

[ verb ]
■ come or be in close contact with
■ stick or hold together and resist separation
adhere , cleave , cling , cohere

[ verb ]
■ stick to firmly
adhere , bind , bond , hold fast , stick to

[ verb ]
■ pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed

[ verb ]
■ pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument

[ verb ]
■ put, fix, force, or implant
e.g.)
・stick your thumb in the crack
deposit , lodge , wedge

[ verb ]
■ fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something
e.g.)
・stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress

[ verb ]
■ fasten with or as with pins or nails
e.g.)
・stick the photo onto the corkboard

[ verb ]
■ fasten with an adhesive material like glue
e.g.)
・stick the poster onto the wall

[ verb ]
■ cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
e.g.)
・stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it

[ verb ]
■ stay put (in a certain place)
e.g.)
・Stick around and you will learn something!
stay , stay put , stick around

[ verb ]
■ be loyal to
adhere , stand by , stick by

[ verb ]
■ be a devoted follower or supporter
e.g.)
・She sticks to her principles
adhere

[ verb ]
■ endure

[ verb ]
■ be or become fixed
e.g.)
・The door sticks--we will have to plane it

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