stick by

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of stick by

:to continue to support or be loyal to (someone or something)
  • The troops stuck by their general to the end.
  • I promised to support you and I'll stick by my promise.

Word by Word Definitions

stick play
  1. : a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: such as

  2. : a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or slender branch

  3. : a cut or broken branch or piece of wood gathered for fuel or construction material

  1. : to hit or propel (something, such as a hockey puck) with a stick

  1. : to pierce with something pointed : stab

  2. : to kill by piercing

  3. : to push or thrust so as or as if to pierce

  1. : a thrust with a pointed instrument : stab

  2. : delay, stop

  3. : impediment


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