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Overview of noun stick

The noun stick has 9 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) stick

(an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick")

2. (6) stick

(a small thin branch of a tree)

3. (5) stick, control stick, joystick

(a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane)

4. stick

(a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine)

5. pin, peg, stick

(informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks")

6. stick

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

7. stick

(a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite")

8. joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, stick, spliff

(marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking)

9. stick

(threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot")


Overview of verb stick

The verb stick has 16 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (5) lodge, wedge, stick, deposit

(put, fix, force, or implant; "lodge a bullet in the table"; "stick your thumb in the crack")

2. (2) stay, stick, stick around, stay put

(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!")

3. (2) adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to

(stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?")

4. stick

(be or become fixed; "The door sticks

5. stick

(endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life")

6. adhere, stick

(be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles")

7. stand by, stick by, stick, adhere

(be loyal to; "She stood by her husband in times of trouble"; "The friends stuck together through the war")

8. stick

(cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it")

9. stick

(fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall")

10. stick

(fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard")

11. stick

(fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress")

12. stick

(pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle")

13. stick

(pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger")

14. cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere

(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")

15. stick, sting

(saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill")

16. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound

(be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me

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