stick in

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Related to stick in: Stick insects
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stick in - insert casually; "She slipped in a reference to her own work"
add, append, supply - state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"
spatchcock - interpolate or insert (words) into a sentence or story
2.stick in - introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
plug - insert as a plug; "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"
plug - insert a plug into; "plug the wall"
inoculate - introduce a microorganism into
inset - set or place in
glass - put in a glass container
catheterise, catheterize - insert a catheter into (a body part); "catheterize the patient's bladder"
cup - put into a cup; "cup the milk"
interlard, intersperse - introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
feed in, feed - introduce continuously; "feed carrots into a food processor"
slip - insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
foist - insert surreptitiously or without warrant
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
inject, shoot - force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

w>stick in

vt sep
(= glue) stamps etceinkleben; to stick stamps in(to) an albumBriefmarken in ein Album kleben
(= put in)hineinstecken; knife etchineinstechen; to stick something in(to) somethingetw in etw (acc)stecken; (= prick) knife, pin etcmit etw in etw (acc)stechen; he stuck his knife in(to) the tableer stieß das Messer in den Tisch; she stuck a knife in(to) himsie stieß ihm ein Messer in den Leib
vi (knife, arrow)stecken (bleiben)
References in classic literature ?
As he entered his eyes fell upon the stick in Holmes's hand, and he ran towards it with an exclamation of joy.
The emperor holds a stick in his hands, both ends parallel to the horizon, while the candidates advancing, one by one, sometimes leap over the stick, sometimes creep under it, backward and forward, several times, according as the stick is advanced or depressed.
Before I could divine his plan, he was back at the entrance and savagely jabbing the stick in at us.