stick together


stick together
verb
be loyal to one another, especially in times of trouble (Freq. 1)
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The two families stuck together throughout the war

Syn: ↑stay together
Hypernyms: ↑stay, ↑remain, ↑rest
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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phrasal
: to remain united : act as a unit : stand by and support one another

father seemed to want the family to stick together — Isa Glenn

now or never for the states to find out how to stick together and make one nation — Dorothy C. Fisher

stick together against the foreigner — H.L.Matthews

we stuck together in negotiations — Hugh Gaitskell

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stick together
1. To be allies
2. To support each other
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Main Entry:stick

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ˌstick to ˈgether [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they stick together he/she/it sticks together present participle sticking together past tense stuck together past participle stuck together] informal phrasal verb
if people stick together, they remain close together and support one another
Thesaurus: to support an idea, plan or personsynonym
Main entry: stick

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informal remain united or mutually loyal

we Europeans must stick together

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stick together
informal : to continue to support each other

Families need to stick together.

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Main Entry:stick

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ˌstick toˈgether derived
(informal) (of people) to stay together and support each other

We were the only British people in the town so we tended to stick together.

Main entry:stickderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • stick together — {v.} To remain close together in a situation. * /Stick together in the cave so that no one gets lost./ * /The gang stuck together after the game./ * /Bill and Bob stick together in a game or in a fight./ Syn.: HANG TOGETHER(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick together — {v.} To remain close together in a situation. * /Stick together in the cave so that no one gets lost./ * /The gang stuck together after the game./ * /Bill and Bob stick together in a game or in a fight./ Syn.: HANG TOGETHER(1) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick together — ► stick together informal remain united or mutually loyal. Main Entry: ↑stick …   English terms dictionary

  • stick together — index adhere (fasten), cohere (adhere), combine (join together), consolidate (unite) …   Law dictionary

  • stick together — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms stick together : present tense I/you/we/they stick together he/she/it sticks together present participle sticking together past tense stuck together past participle stuck together informal if people stick… …   English dictionary

  • stick\ together — v To remain close together in a situation. Stick together in the cave so that no one gets lost. The gang stuck together after the game. Bill and Bob stick together in a game or in a fight. Syn.: hang together(1) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stick together — PHRASAL VERB If people stick together, they stay with each other and support each other. [V P] If we all stick together, we ought to be okay …   English dictionary

  • stick together — to support each other. If we all stick together, we can succeed …   New idioms dictionary

  • stick together — Synonyms and related words: accouple, accumulate, adhere, agglomerate, agglutinate, amass, articulate, assemble, associate, band, be consistent, be the case, be true, be truthful, bind, bond, bracket, braze, bridge, bridge over, bunch, cement,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stick together — be close with each other; stay together …   English contemporary dictionary


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