stick

Part of speech: verb

To cause to pierce.

Part of speech: verb

To fix in place by inserting.

Part of speech: verb

To be held by being thrust in.

Part of speech: verb

To protrude; with out, through, and from.

Part of speech: verb

To attach by some adhesive substance.

Part of speech: verb

To cleave to a surface; stay attached.

Part of speech: verb

To be stopped, perplexed, or disconcerted.

Part of speech: noun

A piece of wood that is long, comparedwith its breadth and thickness; a rod, wand, or cane.

Part of speech: noun

Print. A metal frame in which type is composed.

Part of speech: noun

A penetrating thrust; stab.

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Usage examples "stick":

  1. But you must take heart and stick by yourself, or we shall never pull you through." - "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
  2. An' I'm tellin' you why: Did you ever hear a man tell of a stick- up party on a night like this? - "Six Feet Four", Jackson Gregory.
  3. Why the deuce didn't he stick to it? - "The Testing of Diana Mallory", Mrs. Humphry Ward.