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stick

noun

1 stick

An implement consisting of a length of wood.

Roget 975: scourge, rod, cane, stick; ratan, rattan; birch, birch rod; azote, blacksnake, bullwhack [U.S.], chicote, kurbash, quirt, ... show more

Roget 701: bungler; blunderer, blunderhead; marplot, fumbler, lubber, duffer, dauber, stick; bad hand, poor hand, poor shot; butterfingers.    no conjurer, ... show more

Roget 501: fool, idiot, tomfool, wiseacre, simpleton, witling, dizzard, donkey, ass; ninny, ninnyhammer; chowderhead, chucklehead; dolt, ... show more

Roget 727: arm, arms; weapon, deadly weapon; armament, armaments, armature; panoply, stand of arms; armor etc. (defense) 717; armory ... show more

Dutch: stick, stok
Polish: patyk



2 stick

A small thin branch of a tree.

Dutch: rijs, teen, twijg, wis

3 stick

A lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane.

synonyms: control stick, joystick.

Dutch: joystick, stuurknuppel
Polish: drążek sterowy

4 stick

A rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine.

Polish: osełka

5 stick

Informal terms for the leg:
— Fever left him weak on his sticks.

synonyms: peg, pin.

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Dutch: staak
Polish: giczoł, gira, kopyto, kulas, kulfon

6 stick

A long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball.

Dutch: stok

7 stick

A long thin implement resembling a length of wood.

Polish: laska

8 stick

Marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking.

synonyms: joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff.

Dutch: joint, marihuanasigaret, reefer, stick, stickie, stikkie
Polish: skręt, joint

9 stick

Threat of a penalty.

verb

1 stick

Put, fix, force, or implant:
— Stick your thumb in the crack.

synonyms: deposit, lodge, wedge.

Roget 327: be tenacious etc. adj.; resist fracture.    grip, grasp, stick (cohesion) 46.   

Roget 260: open, ope, gape, yawn, bilge; fly open.    perforate, pierce, empierce, tap, bore, drill; mine etc. ... show more

2 stick

Stay put (in a certain place):
— Stick around and you will learn something!.

synonyms: stay, stay put, stick around.

Roget 265: be quiescent etc. adj.; stand still, lie still; keep quiet, repose, hold the breath.    remain, stay; stand, lie to, ride at anchor, remain in situ, ... show more

Roget 142: cease, discontinue, desist, stay, halt; break off, leave off; hold, stop, pull up, stop short; stick, hang fire; halt; ... show more

3 stick

Stick to firmly.

synonyms: adhere, bind, bond, hold fast, stick to.

Dutch: hechten, houden, vasthouden, vastzetten

4 stick

Be or become fixed.

5 stick

Endure.

6 stick

Be a devoted follower or supporter:
— She sticks to her principles.

synonym: adhere.

7 stick

Be loyal to.

synonyms: adhere, stand by, stick by.

8 stick

Cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface.

9 stick

Fasten with an adhesive material like glue.

10 stick

Fasten with or as with pins or nails.

11 stick

Fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something.

12 stick

Pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument.

13 stick

Pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed.

14 stick

Come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation.

synonyms: adhere, cleave, cling, cohere.

Roget 46: cohere, adhere, stick, cling, cleave, hold, take hold of, hold fast, close with, clasp, hug; grow together, hang together; twine round ... show more

Dutch: klampen, klemmen, kleven, klitten, pakken, plakken, vasthouden

15 stick

Saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous.

synonym: sting.

16 stick

Be a mystery or bewildering to.

synonyms: amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus ... show more.

Dutch: verbluffen, verlegenheid, verstomd doen staan


Moby thesaurus: abide, abide with, abrade, acid, acuminate, addle, adhere, adhere to, advocate, affix, agglomerate, all, alpenstock, altogether, amalgamate, amaze, antidepressant, arm, articulate, assert ... show more.

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