Definition of STICKS

noun : STICKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an implement consisting of a length of wood; "he collected dry sticks for a campfire"; "the kid had a candied apple on a stick" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a small thin branch of a tree ;

  • 4. (

    ) a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine ;

  • 6. (

    ) a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball ;

  • 7. (

    ) a long thin implement resembling a length of wood; "cinnamon sticks"; "a stick of dynamite" ;

  • 9. (

    ) threat of a penalty; "the policy so far is all stick and no carrot" ;

verb : STICKS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) 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!" ;

  • 4. (

    ) be or become fixed; "The door sticks;

  • 5. (

    ) endure; "The label stuck to her for the rest of her life" ;

  • 6. (

    ) be a devoted follower or supporter; "The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism"; "She sticks to her principles" ;

  • 8. (

    ) cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface; "stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it" ;

  • 9. (

    ) fasten with an adhesive material like glue; "stick the poster onto the wall" ;

  • 10. (

    ) fasten with or as with pins or nails; "stick the photo onto the corkboard" ;

  • 11. (

    ) fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something; "stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress" ;

  • 12. (

    ) pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument; "he stuck the cloth with the needle" ;

  • 13. (

    ) pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed; "He stuck the needle into his finger" ;

  • 14. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 15. (

    ) saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill" ;