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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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Rhymes with Stick

  • realpolitik
  • ostpolitik
  • 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
  • frick

How do you pronounce stick?

Pronounce stick as stɪk.

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Sentences with stick


1. Verb, base form
If they are brave enough, they can stick their finger in it and taste it.

2. Noun, singular or mass
When the puppies line up, they are instructed to "stay" while the limbo stick is adjusted.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In the wild, tiny tadpoles mostly stick to one area and eat the surrounding algae.

Quotes about stick


1. We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
- Henry Rollins

2. I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

3. Congratulations, you have a sense of humor. And to those who didn't: Go stick your head in the mud.
- Jesse Ventura

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. stick

verb. ['ˈstɪk'] fasten with an adhesive material like glue.

Synonyms

  • cohere
  • cling
  • cleave
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • fall short of
  • unjust
  • stifle

Etymology

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

8. stick

verb. ['ˈstɪk'] come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation.

Synonyms

  • agglutinate
  • bind
  • adhere
  • adjoin
  • contact
  • attach
  • cohere
  • bond
  • hold fast
  • cling
  • cleave
  • meet
  • touch
  • stick to
  • conglutinate

Antonyms

  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • untie
  • unbind

Etymology

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

9. stick

verb. ['ˈstɪk'] pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed.

Synonyms

  • thrust

Antonyms

  • unsaddle
  • unharness

Etymology

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

10. stick

noun. ['ˈstɪk'] informal terms for the leg.

Synonyms

  • leg
  • peg

Antonyms

  • end
  • stay
  • pull out

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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