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stay1

stay1

pronunciation:
steI
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: stayed, staying, stays
definition 1: to spend time in a place.
She stayed at home for too long.
synonyms:
remain
antonyms:
leave
similar words:
abide, live, loaf, run, settle, tarry, wait
definition 2: to continue spending time in a place or with a group.
Stay with us a few more minutes.
synonyms:
abide, remain
antonyms:
go, leave
similar words:
bide, continue, hang around, linger, loiter, tarry, visit
definition 3: to reside on a temporary basis.
We stayed in town for six months.
synonyms:
sojourn
similar words:
abide, billet, camp, dwell, live, lodge, quarter, remain, reside, room, run, visit
definition 4: to be a guest or lodger.
We will stay at this hotel.
synonyms:
lodge, room
similar words:
abide, bunk, quarter, sleep, visit
definition 5: to remain in a particular condition or state.
She stayed healthy.
synonyms:
remain
antonyms:
alter
similar words:
abide, bide, continue, dwell, endure, hold, keep, last, rest
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause to stop or wait; halt.
synonyms:
halt, stop
antonyms:
advance
similar words:
arrest, block, check, delay, detain, foil, hinder, impede, kill, obstruct, stem, suspend, thwart
definition 2: to detain from action; restrain.
synonyms:
hold, restrain
similar words:
bind, constrain, control, curb, delay, detain, inhibit, rein in, stifle, suppress, withhold
definition 3: to appease temporarily or curb.
She managed to stay her hunger.
synonyms:
curb, pacify
similar words:
allay, alleviate, appease, mitigate, quell, quiet, relieve, restrain, satisfy
definition 4: to remain for the period of.
She stayed five days at our house.
similar words:
loaf away
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of halting, being halted, or coming to a halt.
synonyms:
halt, stop
definition 2: a visit or temporary period of residence.
Our stay in the city was short.
synonyms:
sojourn, visit
similar words:
abode, residence
definition 3: a temporary suspension of a legal proceeding.