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Definition of stay
- Stay n
- Continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
- A judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted; "the Supreme Court has the power to stay an injunction pending an appeal to the whole Court"
- The state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat" [syn: {arrest}, {check}, {halt}, {hitch}, {stop}, {stoppage}]
- (nautical) brace consisting of a heavy rope or wire cable used as a support for a mast or spar
- A thin strip of metal or bone that is used to stiffen a garment (e.g. a corset) v
- Stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week" [syn: {remain}, {rest}] [ant: {change}]
- Stay put (in a certain place); "We are staying in Detroit; we are not moving to Cincinnati"; "Stay put in the corner here!"; "Stick around and you will learn something!" [syn: {stick}, {stick around}, {stay put}] [ant: {move}]
- Dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young" [syn: {bide}, {abide}]
- Continue in a place, position, or situation; "After graduation, she stayed on in Cambridge as a student adviser"; "Stay with me, please"; "despite student protests, he remained Dean for another year"; "She continued as deputy mayor for another year" [syn: {stay on}, {continue}, {remain}]
- Remain behind; "I had to stay at home and watch the children" [ant: {depart}]
- Stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!" [syn: {detain}, {delay}]
- Stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up" [syn: {persist}, {remain}]
- A trial of endurance; "ride out the storm" [syn: {last out}, {ride out}, {outride}]
- Stop a judicial process; "The judge stayed the execution order"
- Fasten with stays
- Overcome or allay; "quell my hunger" [syn: {quell}, {appease}]
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