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Definition of glue verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glue
    he / she / it glues
    past simple glued
    -ing form gluing
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  1. 1  to join two things together using glue synonym stick
  2. 2 glue A (to/onto B) She glued the label onto the box. glue A and B (together) Glue the two pieces of cardboard together. Make sure the edges are glued down.
  3. Idioms
    be glued to something (informal)
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    to give all your attention to something; to stay very close to something He spends every evening glued to the TV. Her eyes were glued to the screen (= she did not stop watching it).
    glued to the spot
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    not able to move, for example because you are frightened or surprised
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: glue

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