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
: a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: such as
: a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or slender branch
: a cut or broken branch or piece of wood gathered for fuel or construction material
: to hit or propel (something, such as a hockey puck) with a stick
: to pierce with something pointed : stab
: to kill by piercing
: to push or thrust so as or as if to pierce
: a thrust with a pointed instrument : stab
: delay, stop
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