stick


stick
I
n.

1) a hiking; hockey; pointed; walking stick

2) a celery stick

3) a composing stick ('device for typesetting')

4) a swagger stick (carried by a military officer)

5) (misc.) to carry a big stick ('to threaten to use force to settle a dispute')

II
v.

1) ('to remain fixed') to stick fast (the car is stuck fast in the mud)

2) (d; intr.) to stick by ('to be loyal to') (to stick by one's friends)

3) (d; tr.) ('to thrust') to stick into (to stick a needle into a cushion; to stick one's hands into one's pockets)

4) (d; tr.) ('to fasten, paste') to stick on (to stick a stamp on an envelope)

5) (d; tr.) ('to thrust') to stick through (she stuck her head through the window)

6) (d; intr.) ('to adhere') to stick to (the stamp didn't stick to the envelope)

7) (d; intr.) ('to limit oneself') to stick to (to stick to the subject)

8) (d; intr.) to stick to ('to be loyal to') (to stick to one's principles)

9) (d; intr.) ('to remain') to stick with (stick with me, and you will not get lost)

10) (misc.) to stick in one's throat ('to be hard to say'); ('to be a source of irritation')

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[stɪk]
pointed
walking stick
a celery stick
a hiking
a composing stick ('device for typesetting')
(misc.) to stick in one's throat ('to be hard to say')
(misc.) to carry a big stick ('to threaten to use force to settle a dispute')
a swagger stick (carried by a military officer)
(d; tr.) ('to thrust') to stick through (she stuck her head through the window)
('to remain fixed') to stick fast (the car is stuck fast in the mud)
(d; intr.) ('to adhere') to stick to (the stamp didn't stick to the envelope)
(d; tr.) ('to thrust') to stick into (to stick a needle into a cushion; to stick one's hands into one's pockets)
(d; tr.) ('to fasten, paste') to stick on (to stick a stamp on an envelope)
(d; intr.) to stick by (to stick by one's friends; 'to be loyal to')
(d; intr.) to stick to (to stick to one's principles; 'to be loyal to')
(d; intr.) ('to limit oneself) to stick to (to stick to the subject)
(d; intr.) ('to remain') to stick with (stick with me, and you will not get lost)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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