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stick together

vb
(intr, adverb) informal to remain loyal or friendly to one another
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.stick together - be loyal to one another, especially in times of trouble; "The two families stuck together throughout the war"
remain, stay, rest - stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
Translations
يَبْقى مُخْلِصايُغَرِّي، يُلْصِق
slepittáhnout spolu
holde sammenklistre sammenlime
összeállösszeragasztösszetart
halda samanlíma/festa saman
držať spolu
bağla makbağlı/sadık kalmakyapış mak

w>stick together

vizusammenkleben; (fig: partners etc) → zusammenhalten

stick1

(stik) past tense, past participle stuck (stak) verb
1. to push (something sharp or pointed) into or through something. She stuck a pin through the papers to hold them together; Stop sticking your elbow into me!
2. (of something pointed) to be pushed into or through something. Two arrows were sticking in his back.
3. to fasten or be fastened (by glue, gum etc). He licked the flap of the envelope and stuck it down; These labels don't stick very well; He stuck (the broken pieces of) the vase together again; His brothers used to call him Bonzo and the name has stuck.
4. to (cause to) become fixed and unable to move or progress. The car stuck in the mud; The cupboard door has stuck; I'll help you with your arithmetic if you're stuck.
ˈsticker noun
an adhesive label or sign bearing eg a design, political message etc, for sticking eg on a car's window etc. The car sticker read `Blood donors needed'.
ˈsticky adjective
1. able, or likely, to stick or adhere to other surfaces. He mended the torn book with sticky tape; sticky sweets.
2. (of a situation or person) difficult; awkward.
ˈstickily adverb
ˈstickiness noun
sticking-plasterplasterˈstick-in-the-mud noun
a person who never does anything new.
come to a sticky end
to have an unpleasant fate or death.
stick at
to persevere with (work etc). He must learn to stick at his job.
stick by
to support or be loyal to (a person). His friends stuck by him when he was in trouble.
stick it out
to endure a situation for as long as necessary.
stick out
1. to (cause to) project; His front teeth stick out; He stuck out his tongue.
2. to be noticeable. She has red hair that sticks out in a crowd.
stick one's neck out
to take a risk.
stick to/with
not to abandon. We've decided to stick to our previous plan; If you stick to me, I'll stick to you.
stick together
1. to (cause to) be fastened together. We'll stick the pieces together; The rice is sticking together.
2. (of friends etc) to remain loyal to each other. They've stuck together all these years.
stick up for
to speak in defence of (a person etc). When my father is angry with me, my mother always sticks up for me.
References in classic literature ?
However, there's no reason we shouldn't have a house in the country and also a flat in town, provided we all stick together and contribute.
Jim and I shall stick together in the meanwhile; you'll take Joyce and Hunter when you ride to Bristol, and from first to last, not one of us must breathe a word of what we've found.
No, no, ‘Duke,” cried the sheriff, squeezing his hand, “ I am your man, just now; we are sister’s children, and blood, after all, is the best cement to make friendship stick together.
Say, we old Americans oughta stick together, don't you think?
His companion remonstrated with him, and reminded him that they had resolved to stick together.
We'll stick together," he said; and May's face had brightened at his setting such a good example to Dallas.
Ye'll all stick together, and never get clar, if ye do dat fashion.
It was a proud moment, but we need to stick together as a unit and whoever wears it we try and push for each other.
There is no need to panic and we have to stick together as a team.
Speaking ahead of the rally, Marsha Davies said: "We need to all stick together and tell the health board what we want, not what they want.
You do try harder to stick together for the kids who get torn about by all this upheaval.