Synonyms and Antonyms of stick
1 to hold to something firmly as if by adhesion <those magnets are strong enough to stick to the refrigerator without any problems> Synonyms adhere, cleave, cling, hew Related Words bind, cohere, fasten, fuse, glue, unite Near Antonyms loosen; drop, fall
2 to arrange something in a certain spot or position <you can stick that box in the corner until I figure out where to put everything> Synonyms depose, deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, position, put, set, set up, situate, placeRelated Words move, rearrange, reorder, shift; orient; establish, locate, plant, settle; clap, flop, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk), plunk down, slap; ensconce, niche; assemble, collect; carry; berth, park; affix, anchor, lock, lodge, wedge; array, lay out, line up, queue, rank; set downNear Antonyms relocate, remove, take; banish; dislodge, displace, replace, supersede, supplant
3 to penetrate or hold (something) with a pointed object <could hardly feel the needle when the nurse stuck my arm with it> Synonyms gore, harpoon, jab, lance, peck, pick, pierce, pink, puncture, run through, skewer, spear, spike, spit, stab, impale, transfix, transpierceRelated Words spindle; perforate, riddle; bayonet, dirk, gimlet, pike, poniard, prong, quill; pinprick, poke, prick, punch, thrust; cut, knife, slice
4 to rob by the use of trickery or threats <she got stuck by an unscrupulous seller while using the online auction site> Synonyms beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, fleece, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeRelated Words extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up stick? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).