stick out
verb Date: 1567 intransitive verb 1. a. to jut out ; project b. to be prominent or conspicuous 2. to be persistent (as in a demand or an opinion) transitive verb endure, last — often used with it <
stuck it out to the end
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  • stick out — {v.} 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend. * /The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree./ 1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable. * /My house is the only brick one on the street.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick out — {v.} 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend. * /The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree./ 1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable. * /My house is the only brick one on the street.… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick out — *bulge, jut, protuberate, protrude, project, overhang, beetle Analogous words: *extend, prolong, elongate, lengthen: *expand, swell, distend: obtrude (see INTRUDE) stiff adj Stiff, rigid, inflexible, tense, stark, wooden can mean so firm, hard,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stick out — ► stick out be extremely noticeable. Main Entry: ↑stick …   English terms dictionary

  • stick out — [v] bulge beetle, come through, extend, extrude, jut, obtrude, outthrust, overhang, poke, pouch, pout, project, protend, protrude, push, show, stand out; concept 751 Ant. depress …   New thesaurus

  • stick out — index project (extend beyond) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stick out — phrasal verb Word forms stick out : present tense I/you/we/they stick out he/she/it sticks out present participle sticking out past tense stuck out past participle stuck out 1) [intransitive] to continue further than the end of a surface or the… …   English dictionary

  • stick out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you stick out part of your body, you extend it away from your body. to stick your neck out → see neck [V P n (not pron)] She made a face and stuck out her tongue at him... [V n P] He stuck his hand out and he said, Good evening …   English dictionary

  • stick\ out — v 1a. To stand out from a wall or other surface; project; extend. The limb stuck out from the trunk of the tree. 1b. To be seen or noticed more easily or quickly than others; be noticeable. My house is the only brick one on the street. It sticks… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Stick Out — Infobox Album Name = Stick Out Type = studio Longtype = Artist = The Blue Hearts Cover size = 150 Caption = Released = February 10, 1993 Recorded = Avaco Creative Studio Genre = Punk rock Length = 41:40 Language = Japanese Label = East West Japan …   Wikipedia

  • stick out — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to protrude ) to stick out from; into (the nail stuck out from the wall; his feet stuck out into the aisle) 2) (D; tr.) ( to extend ) to stick out to, towards (she stuck out her hand to us) * * * [ stɪk aʊt] towards (she stuck… …   Combinatory dictionary

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