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English definition of “stick”

stick

verb (FIX)    /stɪk/ (stuck, stuck)
B1 [I or T] to cause something to become fixed , for example with glue or another similar substance : I tried to stick the pieces together with some glue / tape . He stuck up a notice on the board with pins . This glue won't stick. My car's stuck in the mud . Stir the sauce so that it doesn't stick to the pan . My book got wet and all the pages have stuck together. → Compare non-stick, stuck adjectiveGlues and gluing and stickiness [I] If a name sticks, it continues to be used: Although her name is Clare, her little sister called her Lali, and somehow the name stuck.Continue and last
(Definition of stick verb (FIX) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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