stick
noun.
an implement consisting of a length of wood
he collected dry sticks for a campfire|the kid had a candied apple on a stick
noun.
a small thin branch of a tree
noun.
a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
noun.
a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
noun.
informal terms for the leg
fever left him weak on his sticks
Synonym: pin, peg
noun.
a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
noun.
a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
cinnamon sticks|a stick of dynamite
noun.
marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
noun.
threat of a penalty
the policy so far is all stick and no carrot
verb.
put, fix, force, or implant
lodge a bullet in the table|stick your thumb in the crack
Synonym: deposit, lodge, wedge
verb.
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!
verb.
stick to firmly
Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
verb.
be or become fixed
The door sticks--we will have to plane it
verb.
endure
The label stuck to her for the rest of her life
verb.
be a devoted follower or supporter
The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism|She sticks to her principles
Synonym: adhere
verb.
be loyal to
She stood by her husband in times of trouble|The friends stuck together through the war
verb.
cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it
verb.
fasten with an adhesive material like glue
stick the poster onto the wall
verb.
fasten with or as with pins or nails
stick the photo onto the corkboard
verb.
fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something
stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress
verb.
pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument
he stuck the cloth with the needle
verb.
pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed
He stuck the needle into his finger
verb.
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
verb.
saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
They stuck me with the dinner bill|I was stung with a huge tax bill
Synonym: sting
verb.
be a mystery or bewildering to
This beats me!|Got me--I don't know the answer!|a vexing problem|This question really stuck me