Synonyms
Antonyms

1. walking

adjective. ['ˈwɔkɪŋ'] close enough to be walked to.

Synonyms

  • close

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ride

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Words that Rhyme with Walking 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

2. walking

noun. ['ˈwɔkɪŋ'] the act of traveling by foot.

Synonyms

  • somnambulism
  • locomotion
  • gait
  • noctambulism
  • shamble
  • pace
  • walk
  • plod
  • shambling
  • plodding
  • wading
  • stride
  • somnambulation
  • march
  • noctambulation
  • shuffling
  • marching
  • shuffle
  • sleepwalking
  • ambulation
  • prowl
  • travel

Antonyms

  • misbehave
  • effortless
  • retreat
  • descend

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word walking-stick


1. Noun Phrase
Not to be confused with a walking stick, two trekking poles -- one for each hand -- can give you the feeling of relative jet propulsion.

2. Noun Phrase
Other flowering shrubs that make good hedges include the lilac, flowering quince, Harry Lauder's walking stick, azalea, rhododendron, Chinese loropetalum and Japanese spirea.

3. Noun Phrase
Prune your Lauder's walking stick tree in the the early spring, after all the fruits have been cleared off by animals for winter forage but before new growth is visible.

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