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English verb: stick out

1. stick out (stative) extend out or project in space

SamplesHis sharp nose jutted out.
A single rock sticks out from the cliff.

Synonymsjut, jut out, project, protrude

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Narrower (hyponym)bag, bulge, cantilever, overhang, push up, spear, spear up, thrust

2. stick out (stative) be highly noticeable

Synonymsjump, jump out, leap out, stand out

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
It ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem

3. stick out (cognition) put up with something or somebody unpleasant

SamplesI 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.

Synonymsabide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stand, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit

Narrower (hyponym)accept, bear up, hold still for, live with, pay, sit out, stand for, swallow, take a joke, take lying down

Verb groupsuffer

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