Synonyms for stick

Synonyms for (noun) stick

Synonyms: stick

Definition: threat of a penalty

Usage: the policy so far is all stick and no carrot

Similar words: punishment, penalisation, penalization, penalty

Definition: the act of punishing


Synonyms: joint, marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, stick

Definition: marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking

Similar words: cigaret, cigarette, butt, coffin nail, fag

Definition: finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking


Synonyms: stick

Definition: an implement consisting of a length of wood

Usage: he collected dry sticks for a campfire; the kid had a candied apple on a stick

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


Synonyms: stick

Definition: a long thin implement resembling a length of wood

Usage: cinnamon sticks; a stick of dynamite

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


Synonyms: stick, joystick, control stick

Definition: a lever used by a pilot to control the ailerons and elevators of an airplane

Similar words: lever

Definition: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum


Synonyms: stick

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

Similar words: sports equipment

Definition: equipment needed to participate in a particular sport


Synonyms: pin, peg, stick

Definition: informal terms for the leg

Usage: fever left him weak on his sticks

Similar words: leg

Definition: a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle


Synonyms: stick

Definition: a rectangular quarter pound block of butter or margarine

Similar words: margarin, margarine, marge, oleo, oleomargarine

Definition: a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter


Similar words: butter

Definition: an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use


Synonyms: stick

Definition: a small thin branch of a tree

Similar words: tree branch, limb

Definition: any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

Synonyms for (verb) stick

Synonyms: dumbfound, bewilder, baffle, beat, amaze, puzzle, pose, mystify, nonplus, perplex, stick, stupefy, flummox, gravel, get, vex

Definition: be a mystery or bewildering to

Usage: This beats me!; Got me--I don't know the answer!; a vexing problem; This question really stuck me

Similar words: throw, bedevil, befuddle, discombobulate, confound, confuse, fox, fuddle

Definition: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

Usage: These questions confuse even the experts; This question completely threw me; This question befuddled even the teacher


Synonyms: stick, sting

Definition: saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous

Usage: They stuck me with the dinner bill; I was stung with a huge tax bill

Similar words: thrust, force

Definition: impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably

Usage: She forced her diet fads on him


Synonyms: stick, adhere, cleave, cling, cohere

Definition: come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation

Usage: The dress clings to her body; The label stuck to the box; The sushi rice grains cohere

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet

Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point


Synonyms: stick, stick to, hold fast, bond, bind, adhere

Definition: stick to firmly

Usage: Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

Similar words: attach

Definition: become attached

Usage: The spider's thread attached to the window sill


Synonyms: stick

Definition: pierce or penetrate or puncture with something pointed

Usage: He stuck the needle into his finger

Similar words: thrust, pierce

Definition: penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument


Synonyms: stick

Definition: pierce with a thrust using a pointed instrument

Usage: he stuck the cloth with the needle

Similar words: thrust, pierce

Definition: penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument


Synonyms: stick, deposit, wedge, lodge

Definition: put, fix, force, or implant

Usage: lodge a bullet in the table; stick your thumb in the crack

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: stick

Definition: fasten into place by fixing an end or point into something

Usage: stick the corner of the sheet under the mattress

Similar words: fasten

Definition: become fixed or fastened

Usage: This dress fastens in the back


Synonyms: stick

Definition: fasten with or as with pins or nails

Usage: stick the photo onto the corkboard

Similar words: fasten

Definition: become fixed or fastened

Usage: This dress fastens in the back


Synonyms: stick

Definition: fasten with an adhesive material like glue

Usage: stick the poster onto the wall

Similar words: fasten

Definition: become fixed or fastened

Usage: This dress fastens in the back


Synonyms: stick

Definition: cover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface

Usage: stick some feathers in the turkey before you serve it

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament

Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day


Synonyms: stick, stick around, stay, stay put

Definition: stay put (in a certain place)

Usage: We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati; Stay put in the corner here!; Stick around and you will learn something!

Similar words: stay in place

Definition: be stationary


Synonyms: stand by, stick, stick by, adhere

Definition: be loyal to

Usage: She stood by her husband in times of trouble; The friends stuck together through the war

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: adhere, stick

Definition: be a devoted follower or supporter

Usage: The residents of this village adhered to Catholicism; She sticks to her principles

Similar words: adopt, espouse, follow

Definition: choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans

Usage: She followed the feminist movement; The candidate espouses Republican ideals


Synonyms: stick

Definition: endure

Usage: The label stuck to her for the rest of her life

Similar words: remain, stay, persist

Definition: stay behind

Usage: The smell stayed in the room; The hostility remained long after they made up


Synonyms: stick

Definition: be or become fixed

Usage: The door sticks--we will have to plane it

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer