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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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