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 stuck stuck

adj

  • caught or fixed  ( stuck )
    caught or fixed
     stuck in the mud
    stuck in the mud
  • baffled  ( stuck )
    baffled
     this problem has me completely stuck
    this problem has me completely stuck


  •  stick stick

    noun

  • ( ) an implement consisting of a length of wood  ( stick )
    an implement consisting of a length of wood
     he collected dry sticks for a campfire
    he collected dry sticks for a campfire
     the kid had a candied apple on a stick
    the kid had a candied apple on a stick
  • ( ) a small thin branch of a tree  ( stick )
    a small thin branch of a tree
  • ( ) a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane  ( control stick, joystick, stick )
    a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane
  • threat of a penalty  ( stick )
    threat of a penalty
     the policy so far is all stick and no carrot
    the policy so far is all stick and no carrot
  • marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking  ( joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, stick )
    marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
  • a long thin implement resembling a length of wood  ( stick )
    a long thin implement resembling a length of wood
     cinnamon sticks
    cinnamon sticks
     a stick of dynamite
    a stick of dynamite
  • a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball  ( stick )
    a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
  • informal terms for the leg  ( peg, pin, stick )
    informal terms for the leg
     fever left him weak on his sticks
    fever left him weak on his sticks
  • a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine  ( stick )
    a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine
  • verb

  • ( ) put, fix, force, or implant  ( deposit, lodge, stick, wedge )
    put, fix, force, or implant
     lodge a bullet in the table
    lodge a bullet in the table
     stick your thumb in the crack
    stick your thumb in the crack
  • ( ) stick to firmly  ( adhere, bind, bond, hold fast, stick, stick to )
    stick to firmly
     Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
    Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?
  • ( ) stay put (in a certain place)  ( stay, stay put, stick, stick around )
    stay put (in a certain place)
     We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati
    We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati
     Stay put in the corner here!
    Stay put in the corner here!
     Stick around and you will learn something!
    Stick around and you will learn something!
  • be a mystery or bewildering to  ( amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex )
    be a mystery or bewildering to
     This beats me!
    This beats me!
     Got me--I don't know the answer!
    Got me--I don't know the answer!
     a vexing problem
    a vexing problem
     This question really stuck me
    This question really stuck me
  • saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous  ( stick, sting )
    saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
     They stuck me with the dinner bill
    They stuck me with the dinner bill
     I was stung with a huge tax bill
    I was stung with a huge tax bill
  • come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation  ( adhere, cleave, cling, cohere, stick )
    come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
     The dress clings to her body
    The dress clings to her body
     The label stuck to the box
    The label stuck to the box
     The sushi rice grains cohere
    The sushi rice grains cohere
  • pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed  ( stick )
    pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed
     He stuck the needle into his finger
    He stuck the needle into his finger
  • pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument  ( stick )
    pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument
     he stuck the cloth with the needle
    he stuck the cloth with the needle
  • fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something  ( stick )
    fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something
     stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress
    stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress
  • fasten with or as with pins or nails  ( stick )
    fasten with or as with pins or nails
     stick the photo onto the corkboard
    stick the photo onto the corkboard
  • fasten with an adhesive material like glue  ( stick )
    fasten with an adhesive material like glue
     stick the poster onto the wall
    stick the poster onto the wall
  • cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface  ( stick )
    cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
     stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it
    stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it
  • be loyal to  ( adhere, stand by, stick, stick by )
    be loyal to
     She stood by her husband in times of trouble
    She stood by her husband in times of trouble
     The friends stuck together through the war
    The friends stuck together through the war
  • be a devoted follower or supporter  ( adhere, stick )
    be a devoted follower or supporter
     The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism
    The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism
     She sticks to her principles
    She sticks to her principles
  • endure  ( stick )
    endure
     The label stuck to her for the rest of her life
    The label stuck to her for the rest of her life
  • be or become fixed  ( stick )
    be or become fixed
     The door sticks--we will have to plane it
    The door sticks--we will have to plane it


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