stick on


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stick on - apply a heavy coat to
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
2.stick on - attach tostick on - attach to; "affix the seal here"  
stamp - affix a stamp to; "Are the letters properly stamped?"
attach - cause to be attached
seal - affix a seal to; "seal the letter"
post - affix in a public place or for public notice; "post a warning"
plaster - affix conspicuously; "She plastered warnings all over the wall"
Translations

w>stick on

vt sep
label, coveraufkleben (→ prep obj auf +acc)
(= add) moneydraufschlagen; (+prep obj) → aufschlagen auf (+acc)
vi
(label etc)kleben, haften (→ prep obj an +dat)
(inf: on horse) → oben bleiben; to stick on the horseauf dem Pferd bleiben
References in classic literature ?
He struck his stick on the stone pavement of the cell, and called out, --
He tries them one after another, and very nearly gets at Willum's head by coming in near, and playing over his guard at the half-stick; but somehow Willum blunders through, catching the stick on his shoulders, neck, sides, every now and then, anywhere but on his head, and his returns are heavy and straight, and he is the youngest gamester and a favourite in the parish, and his gallant stand brings down shouts and cheers, and the knowing ones think he'll win if he keeps steady; and Tom, on the groom's shoulder, holds his hands together, and can hardly breathe for excitement.
In her other hand she had a crutch-headed stick on which she leaned, and she looked like the Witch of the place.