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1. stick

noun. ['ˈstɪk'] an implement consisting of a length of wood.

Synonyms

  • walking stick
  • club
  • swizzle stick
  • mahlstick
  • divining rod
  • maulstick
  • backsword
  • stob
  • dowser
  • spindle
  • linstock
  • waterfinder
  • water finder
  • drumstick
  • matchstick
  • singlestick
  • staff
  • fencing stick
  • bow
  • dowsing rod

Antonyms

  • rested
  • lend oneself
  • confront
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • stiken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stikke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sticca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rain Stick

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • nonstick
  • handpick
  • vanwyk
  • vanwyck
  • vandyck
  • strick
  • sprick
  • afflik
  • zwick
  • trick
  • swick
  • spic
  • smick
  • slick
  • shtick
  • schtick
  • schrick
  • schnick
  • schmick
  • schlick
  • quik
  • quick
  • prick
  • kwik
  • krick
  • klick
  • glick
  • fricke

Example sentences of the word rain-stick


1. Noun Phrase
You play maracas, rattles and other similar instruments (such as rain sticks) by shaking them.

2. Noun Phrase
The rain stick is a traditional Native American instrument that simulates the sound of rain.

2. stick

noun. ['ˈstɪk'] a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane.

Synonyms

  • joystick
  • lever

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • abstain
  • orderliness

Etymology

  • stiken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stikke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sticca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stick

verb. ['ˈstɪk'] put, fix, force, or implant.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • lodge
  • fasten
  • deposit
  • wedge
  • redeposit

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • disjoin
  • give
  • secured bond

Etymology

  • stiken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stikke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sticca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. stick

noun. ['ˈstɪk'] a small thin branch of a tree.

Synonyms

  • tree branch

Antonyms

  • sensitize
  • sensitise

Etymology

  • stiken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stikke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sticca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stick

verb. ['ˈstɪk'] stay put (in a certain place); we are not moving to Cincinnati".

Synonyms

  • stay in place
  • stay
  • stick around

Antonyms

  • move
  • segregated
  • individual
  • separate

Etymology

  • stiken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stikke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sticca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stick

verb. ['ˈstɪk'] stick to firmly.

Synonyms

  • adhere
  • attach
  • cohere
  • bond
  • hold fast
  • cling
  • cleave
  • stick to

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • diverge
  • foul ball
  • disconnectedness

Etymology

  • stiken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stician (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • stikke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sticca (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.

Synonyms

  • monsoon
  • rainstorm
  • precipitation
  • mizzle
  • soaker
  • raindrop
  • drizzle
  • downfall
  • rain shower
  • waterspout
  • rainfall
  • deluge
  • torrent
  • pelter
  • shower
  • downpour

Antonyms

  • better
  • praise
  • dry
  • inflate

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. rain

verb. ['ˈreɪn'] precipitate as rain.

Synonyms

  • precipitate
  • pitter-patter
  • pelt
  • spit
  • drizzle
  • come down
  • sprinkle
  • patter
  • shower down
  • rain cats and dogs
  • fall
  • stream
  • pour
  • mizzle
  • rain down
  • spatter
  • shower

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen
  • crescendo

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds.

Synonyms

  • fresh water
  • freshwater

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. rain

noun. ['ˈreɪn'] anything happening rapidly or in quick successive.

Synonyms

  • sequence
  • successiveness
  • pelting
  • succession
  • chronological succession

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • defend
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • reyn (Middle English (1100-1500))
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