stick with

Definition of stick with


  1. 1 :  to continue using or doing (something) You need to find a job and stick with it. I'll stick with my usual brand.

  2. 2 :  to not change (a decision, belief, etc.) The company is sticking with its decision to close the store.

  3. 3 :  to force (someone) to deal with (something or someone unpleasant) Whenever we go out to eat, they always stick me with the bill. The teacher always sticks me with Tom. —often used as (be/get) stuck with I was stuck with washing dishes. I got stuck with Tom again.

  4. 4 :  to stay close to (someone) in a race or competition The challenger stuck with the champion until the very last round.

  5. 5 :  to stay near (someone) in order to gain knowledge, protection, etc. Stick with me, kid, and you'll learn something!

  6. 6 :  to be remembered by someone for a very long time The lessons she learned from that experience stuck with her.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

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

  1. :  to pierce with something pointed :  stab

    :  to kill by piercing

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

  1. :  a thrust with a pointed instrument :  stab

    :  delay, stop

    :  impediment

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