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out·stay

 (out-stā′)
tr.v. out·stayed, out·stay·ing, out·stays
1. To stay longer than (another or others); overstay: guests who outstayed their welcome.
2. To show greater endurance than: She outstayed her opponents and won the race.

outstay

(ˌaʊtˈsteɪ)
vb (tr)
1. to stay longer than
2. to stay beyond (a limit)
3. outstay one's welcome See overstay4

out•stay

(ˌaʊtˈsteɪ)

v.t.
1. to stay longer than.
2. to stay beyond the time or duration of; overstay.
[1590–1600]

outstay


Past participle: outstayed
Gerund: outstaying

Imperative
outstay
outstay
Present
I outstay
you outstay
he/she/it outstays
we outstay
you outstay
they outstay
Preterite
I outstayed
you outstayed
he/she/it outstayed
we outstayed
you outstayed
they outstayed
Present Continuous
I am outstaying
you are outstaying
he/she/it is outstaying
we are outstaying
you are outstaying
they are outstaying
Present Perfect
I have outstayed
you have outstayed
he/she/it has outstayed
we have outstayed
you have outstayed
they have outstayed
Past Continuous
I was outstaying
you were outstaying
he/she/it was outstaying
we were outstaying
you were outstaying
they were outstaying
Past Perfect
I had outstayed
you had outstayed
he/she/it had outstayed
we had outstayed
you had outstayed
they had outstayed
Future
I will outstay
you will outstay
he/she/it will outstay
we will outstay
you will outstay
they will outstay
Future Perfect
I will have outstayed
you will have outstayed
he/she/it will have outstayed
we will have outstayed
you will have outstayed
they will have outstayed
Future Continuous
I will be outstaying
you will be outstaying
he/she/it will be outstaying
we will be outstaying
you will be outstaying
they will be outstaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outstaying
you have been outstaying
he/she/it has been outstaying
we have been outstaying
you have been outstaying
they have been outstaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outstaying
you will have been outstaying
he/she/it will have been outstaying
we will have been outstaying
you will have been outstaying
they will have been outstaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outstaying
you had been outstaying
he/she/it had been outstaying
we had been outstaying
you had been outstaying
they had been outstaying
Conditional
I would outstay
you would outstay
he/she/it would outstay
we would outstay
you would outstay
they would outstay
Past Conditional
I would have outstayed
you would have outstayed
he/she/it would have outstayed
we would have outstayed
you would have outstayed
they would have outstayed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outstay - stay too long; "overstay or outstay one's welcome"
abide, bide, stay - dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"
2.outstay - surpass in staying power; "They outstayed their competitors"
last out, outride, ride out, stay - hang on during a trial of endurance; "ride out the storm"
Translations

outstay

[aʊtˈsteɪ] VTquedarse más tiempo que
to outstay one's welcomequedarse más de lo debido
I don't want to outstay my welcomeno quiero quedarme más de lo debido, no quiero abusar de su hospitalidad

outstay

[ˌaʊtˈsteɪ] vt
to outstay one's welcome → abuser de l'hospitalité de son hôte

outstay

[ˌaʊtˈsteɪ] vt to outstay sbtrattenersi più a lungo di qn
to outstay one's welcome → abusare dell'ospitalità di qn
References in classic literature ?
He had been very drunk in deed, and he expected to get into trouble for outstaying his leave.
Proved a worthy winner of Racing Post Juvenile invitation at Central Park, outstaying Holdem Rio.
By this stage, the hit vampire franchise was seriously outstaying its welcome.
SILVINIACO Conti gave trainer Paul Nicholls an eighth triumph in the William Hill King George VI Chase when outstaying Cue Card in the Christmas showpiece at Kempton.
REM celebrated their 30th anniversary last year but, according to some critics, they're in danger of outstaying their welcome.
And Mel is still furious that Teresa is outstaying her welcome.
Yesterday, Gloucestershire Police revealed they had arrested him on suspicion of financial deception, following his deportation from the USA for outstaying his visa.
He was seen to very good effect on Diktatorial, who emerged as a live candidate for the 2000 Guineas with a resolute victory in the Somerville Tattersall Stakes, and had earlier been on the mark on the Amanda Perrett-trained Tungsten Strike, who earned a tilt at the totesport Cesarewitch after outstaying his rivals in the Unicoin Homes Noel Murless Stakes.
Biko Band is another in-form dog who runs on well and has an obvious chance of outstaying his pacemakers in the seventh while Ayrshire-trained Spirit Level may lack initial pace in the all scratch sixth event but his late power should see him in control approaching the winning line.