STICK

stick

1. [Noun]: a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

2. [Noun]: a small thin branch of a tree

3. [Noun]: threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"

4. [Noun]: implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"

5. [Noun]: informal terms of the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"

6. [Noun]: marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

7. [Verb]: 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!"

8. [Verb]: be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"

9. [Verb]: be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"

10. [Verb]: saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"

11. [Verb]: stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"

12. [Verb]: pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle"

13. [Verb]: fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"

14. [Verb]: fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard"

15. [Verb]: cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"

16. [Verb]: be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"

17. [Verb]: endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life"

18. [Verb]: 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"

19. [Verb]: 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"

20. [Verb]: pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"

21. [Verb]: cause to protrude or as if to protrude; "stick one''s hand out of the window"; "stick one''s nose into other people''s business"

22. [Verb]: fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"

23. [Verb]: fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"

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