Meaning of stick

Definition of stick

(noun) an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick"
a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"
a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite"
marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot"
(verb) put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack"
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!"
stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
be or become fixed; "The door sticks--we will have to plane it"
endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life"
be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles"
be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war"
cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it"
fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall"
fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard"
fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress"
pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle"
pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger"
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"
saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
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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