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o·ver·stay

 (ō′vər-stā′)
tr.v. o·ver·stayed, o·ver·stay·ing, o·ver·stays
To stay beyond the set limits or expected duration of; outstay: The guests overstayed their welcome.

overstay

(ˌəʊvəˈsteɪ)
vb (tr)
1. to stay beyond the time, limit, or duration of
2. (Banking & Finance) finance to delay a transaction in (a market) until after the point at which the maximum profit would have been made
3. NZ to stay in New Zealand beyond (the period sanctioned by the immigration authorities or the period of a visitor's permit)
4. overstay one's welcome outstay one's welcome to stay (at a party, on a visit, etc), longer than pleases the host or hostess

o•ver•stay

(ˌoʊ vərˈsteɪ)

v.t.
to stay beyond the time, limit, or duration of: to overstay one's welcome.
[1640–50]

overstay


Past participle: overstayed
Gerund: overstaying

Imperative
overstay
overstay
Present
I overstay
you overstay
he/she/it overstays
we overstay
you overstay
they overstay
Preterite
I overstayed
you overstayed
he/she/it overstayed
we overstayed
you overstayed
they overstayed
Present Continuous
I am overstaying
you are overstaying
he/she/it is overstaying
we are overstaying
you are overstaying
they are overstaying
Present Perfect
I have overstayed
you have overstayed
he/she/it has overstayed
we have overstayed
you have overstayed
they have overstayed
Past Continuous
I was overstaying
you were overstaying
he/she/it was overstaying
we were overstaying
you were overstaying
they were overstaying
Past Perfect
I had overstayed
you had overstayed
he/she/it had overstayed
we had overstayed
you had overstayed
they had overstayed
Future
I will overstay
you will overstay
he/she/it will overstay
we will overstay
you will overstay
they will overstay
Future Perfect
I will have overstayed
you will have overstayed
he/she/it will have overstayed
we will have overstayed
you will have overstayed
they will have overstayed
Future Continuous
I will be overstaying
you will be overstaying
he/she/it will be overstaying
we will be overstaying
you will be overstaying
they will be overstaying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overstaying
you have been overstaying
he/she/it has been overstaying
we have been overstaying
you have been overstaying
they have been overstaying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overstaying
you will have been overstaying
he/she/it will have been overstaying
we will have been overstaying
you will have been overstaying
they will have been overstaying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overstaying
you had been overstaying
he/she/it had been overstaying
we had been overstaying
you had been overstaying
they had been overstaying
Conditional
I would overstay
you would overstay
he/she/it would overstay
we would overstay
you would overstay
they would overstay
Past Conditional
I would have overstayed
you would have overstayed
he/she/it would have overstayed
we would have overstayed
you would have overstayed
they would have overstayed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overstay - 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"
Translations

overstay

[ˌəʊvəˈsteɪ] VT to overstay one's leavequedarse más tiempo de lo que la licencia permite
to overstay one's welcomequedarse más tiempo de lo debido
I don't want to overstay my welcomeno quiero ser un pesado, no quiero abusar de su hospitalidad

overstay

[ˌəʊvərˈsteɪ] vt
(in foreign country) to overstay one's visa → se maintenir sur le territoire au-delà de la validité de son visa
to overstay one's welcome [guest] → abuser de l'hospitalité de ses hôtes
Arrive on time, don't overstay your welcome, and → Arrivez à l'heure, n'abusez pas de l'hospitalité de vos hôtes et ...

overstay

[ˌəʊvəˈsteɪ] vt to overstay one's welcometrattenersi troppo a lungo (come ospite)
References in classic literature ?
Already have I overstayed my time three days, and it is not lightly that even I, his daughter, fail in obedience to Simon de Montfort.
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A statement from the company said: "Since Ms James used the site visiting Sainsbury's and overstayed the three hour time limit the ticket was issued correctly.
One had overstayed his visa while the other had entered the country illegally.
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The Easy Exit scheme, which ends on Friday, aims to pardon illegal foreign workers who did not renew their residence permit or overstayed on a visit visa.
A source at the Passport Department said Umrah pilgrims who overstayed their visas could benefit from the current Royal pardon and leave without punishment.
And so by being able to identify those who overstayed their visas in and of itself helps us to identify those who may be terrorists.
Manama: Foreigners who have overstayed their residence visas in Bahrain are free to leave without facing legal issues, a senior immigration official has said.
Expatriates who overstayed their work visas can leave Bahrain after paying a fine of BD15, while those who overstayed visit visas can go after paying BD25.
Summary: JEDDAH: A campaign to crackdown on people who have overstayed their residency permits or visas will continue over the next few weeks, said Gen.