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See definition of stick on Dictionary.com
  • nounpole, often wooden
  • verbadhere, affix
  • verbpoke with pointed object
  • verbposition, lay
  • verbendure

synonyms for stick

  • bar
  • bat
  • baton
  • cane
  • club
  • rod
  • slab
  • stalk
  • strip
  • wand
  • wedge
  • billet
  • birch
  • bludgeon
  • board
  • branch
  • cudgel
  • drumstick
  • ferrule
  • ingot
  • mast
  • rule
  • ruler
  • shoot
  • slat
  • staff
  • stake
  • stave
  • stem
  • switch
  • timber
  • twig
See also synonyms for: sticking / stuck
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antonyms for stick

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How to use stick in a sentence

At 14 hives, the researchers used a balloon tied to a stick to chase off hornets, says Otis.
HONEYBEES FEND OFF DEADLY HORNETS BY DECORATING HIVES WITH POOPASHER JONESJANUARY 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Let’s start with the stick vacuumVacuum cleaners these days come in all shapes and sizes and there are various aspects you might want to think about when working out which one you want.
BEST VACUUM CLEANER: HOW TO TIDY UP FASTCHARLOTTE MARCUSJANUARY 14, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
If he had 10 plates spinning on sticks before, now he’s got 20.
AMERICANS ACROSS THE POLITICAL SPECTRUM FEAR WHAT THE CAPITOL ATTACK PORTENDSANNIE GOWEN, JENNA JOHNSON, HOLLY BAILEYJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If crosspieces are in the right place, your toes should be covering the first stick you tied, and your heels should be covering the second stick you tied, for each shoe.
HOW TO BUILD SNOWSHOES ON THE FLY—AND 4 OTHER TIPS FOR SURVIVING DEEP SNOWBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
This guy’s charging at them, with a knife in one hand, a stick in the other, screaming at them, in a confined space.
“NOBODY” HURT, “JUST A PERP,” SAY OFFICERS AFTER NYPD SHOT AND KILLED MAN IN HIS OWN HOMEBY ERIC UMANSKYJANUARY 4, 2021PROPUBLICA
This fiasco does not sit well with the Democratic presidential candidates, who realize they have wasted an entire year trudging around Iowa eating fried objects on sticks and pretending to care about Iowans.
DAVE BARRY’S YEAR IN REVIEW 2020DAVE BARRYDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There’s also a bonus light stick, which will definitely entertain any bored little kids who happen to be traveling with you.
GIFTS THAT EVERY CAR OWNER SHOULD HAVEROB VERGERDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
When hiking in the woods, searching among the countless other sticks littering the forest floor, she never cheated and would always drop at your foot the very stick that you had thrown as far as you could.
TRAVELING THROUGH THE PANDEMIC IN THE COMPANY OF DOGSWALTER NICKLINDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Sherber suggested using stick products where the top layer can be cut off.
BACTERIA CAN GROW ON YOUR NEGLECTED MAKEUP AND BRUSHES. HERE’S WHAT TO TOSS AND WHAT TO CLEAN.ALLYSON CHIUDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Consoles aren’t capable of video calls, and neither are most streaming sticks and boxes.
HOW TO PUT VIDEO CALLS ON YOUR TVDAVID NIELDDECEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO STICK

  • add
  • adhere
  • affix
  • annex
  • append
  • bind
  • connect
  • couple
  • fix
  • hitch on
  • hitch up
  • hook on
  • hook up
  • latch onto
  • link
  • make fast
  • prefix
  • rivet
  • secure
  • slap on
  • stick
  • tag on
  • tie
  • unite
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