HyperDic: stick_to

English > 2 senses of the expression stick to:
VERBcontactstick to, adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stickstick / stick to firmly
changestick to, stick with, followkeep to
English > stick to: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstick / stick to firmly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsadhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick
Caused byaffix, stick onattach to
Narrowerbindform a chemical bond with
BroaderattachBecome attached
Similar tocling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohereCome or be in close contact with
Spanishadherirse, adherir, asociarse, atar, encolar, incorporarse, liar, ligarse, pegarse, pegar, unirse, vincular
Catalanadherir, encolar, enganxar, lligar, vincular
English > stick to: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningKeep to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Examples
  • "Stick to your principles"
  • "stick to the diet"
Synonymsstick with, follow
Broaderpersevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold onBe persistent, refuse to stop
Similar tocomply, follow, abide byAct in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
Spanishadherirse a, continuar con, mantenerse fiel, seguir

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