stick by

phrasal verb
stuck by; sticking by; sticks by

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.

More from Merriam-Webster on stick by

Nglish: Translation of stick by for Spanish Speakers

Comments on stick by

What made you want to look up stick by? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to form ideas or theories about something

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!