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Another word for stick

  1. A fairly long straight piece of solid material used especially as a support in walking

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  2. A relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material

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  1. To cause to penetrate with force

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    put in

  2. To become or cause to become stuck or lodged

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  3. To hold fast

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  4. To deposit in a specified place

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  5. To make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

  6. To force (another) to accept a burden

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  7. To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

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    stick around

  1. To continue to be in a place

  2. stick out

  3. To curve outward past the normal or usual limit

  4. stick out

  5. To be obtrusively conspicuous

  6. stick up

  7. To take property or possessions from (a person or company, for example) unlawfully and usually forcibly

Another word for stick

Synonym Study

  • Cleave implies a very close, firm attachment my tongue cleaved to the roof of my mouth, Ruth cleaved to Naomi
  • Cling implies attachment by embracing, entwining, or grasping with the arms, tendrils, etc. a vine clinging to the trellis
  • Cohere implies such close sticking together of parts as to form a single mass glue made the particles of sawdust cohere
  • Adhere implies firm attachment and, of persons, denotes voluntary allegiance or devotion as to an idea, cause, or leader to adhere to a policy
  • Stick is the simple, general term here, implying attachment by gluing or fastening together, by close association, etc. to stick a stamp on a letter, to stick to a subject