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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To stick up for (0.00925 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To stick up for Stick \Stick\, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where placed; to be fixed; to hold fast to any position so as to be moved with difficulty; to cling; to abide; to cleave; to be united closely. [1913 Webster] A friend that sticketh closer than a brother. --Prov. xviii. 24. [1913 Webster] I am a kind of bur; I shall stick. --Shak. [1913 Webster] If on your fame our sex a bolt has thrown, 'T will ever stick through malice of your own. --Young. [1913 Webster] 3. To be prevented from going farther; to stop by reason of some obstacle; to be stayed. [1913 Webster] I had most need of blessing, and “Amen” Stuck in my throat. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The trembling weapon passed Through nine bull hides, . . . and stuck within the last. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To be embarrassed or puzzled; to hesitate; to be deterred, as by scruples; to scruple; -- often with at. [1913 Webster] They will stick long at part of a demonstration for want of perceiving the connection of two ideas. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Some stick not to say, that the parson and attorney forged a will. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 5. To cause difficulties, scruples, or hesitation. [1913 Webster] This is the difficulty that sticks with the most reasonable. --Swift. [1913 Webster] To stick by. (a) To adhere closely to; to be firm in supporting. “We are your only friends; stick by us, and we will stick by you.” --Davenant. (b) To be troublesome by adhering. “I am satisfied to trifle away my time, rather than let it stick by me.” --Pope. To stick out. (a) To project; to be prominent. “His bones that were not seen stick out.” --Job xxxiii. 21. (b) To persevere in a purpose; to hold out; as, the garrison stuck out until relieved. [Colloq.] To stick to, to be persevering in holding to; as, to stick to a party or cause. “The advantage will be on our side if we stick to its essentials.” --Addison. To stick up, to stand erect; as, his hair sticks up. To stick up for, to assert and defend; as, to stick up for one's rights or for a friend. [Colloq.] To stick upon, to dwell upon; not to forsake. “If the matter be knotty, the mind must stop and buckle to it, and stick upon it with labor and thought.” --Locke. [1913 Webster]

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