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Definition 1: put up with something or somebody unpleasant - [verb of cognition]

Samples where stick out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I cannot bear his constant criticism
  • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
  • he learned to tolerate the heat
  • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Synonyms for stick out in the sense of this definition

(stick out is a kind of ...) consent to, give permission

"She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband" "I won't let the police search her basement" "I cannot allow you to see your exam"

(... is a kind of stick out ) tolerate or accommodate oneself to

"I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions" "I swallowed the insult" "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"

(... is a kind of stick out ) tolerate or bear

"I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"

(... is a kind of stick out ) endure cheerfully

"She bore up under the enormous strain"

(... is a kind of stick out ) suffer without protest; suffer or endure passively

"I won't take this insult lying down"

(... is a kind of stick out ) listen to a joke at one's own expense

"Can't you take a joke?"

(... is a kind of stick out ) endure to the end

(... is a kind of stick out ) bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action

"You'll pay for this!" "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly" "You'll pay for this opinion later"

(stick out has a similar meaning as ...) experience (emotional) pain

"Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"

Definition 2: extend out or project in space - [verb of stative]

Samples where stick out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His sharp nose jutted out
  • A single rock sticks out from the cliff

Synonyms for stick out in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of stick out ) project over

(... is a kind of stick out ) push upward

"The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"

(... is a kind of stick out ) thrust up like a spear

"The branch speared up into the air"

(... is a kind of stick out ) bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge

(... is a kind of stick out ) project as a cantilever

Definition 3: be highly noticeable - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for stick out in the sense of this definition

(stick out is a kind of ...) give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

"She seems to be sleeping" "This appears to be a very difficult problem" "This project looks fishy" "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"

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