stick with

Definition of stick with

informal
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 :to not change (a decision, belief, etc.)
  • The company is sticking with its decision to close the store.
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 :to stay close to (someone) in a race or competition
  • The challenger stuck with the champion until the very last round.
5 :to stay near (someone) in order to gain knowledge, protection, etc.
  • Stick with me, kid, and you'll learn something!
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

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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